biology Points of Pride​

Biology students have traveled to Yellowstone National Park, the Outer Banks, Okefenokee Swamp and Japan for extensive hands-on field experience.


Graduates of our Pre-Medicine Program are more than two times as likely to be accepted into medical school compared to the national average.


Undergraduate students have unique research opportunities in areas such as cancer biology, genetics, evolutionary analysis, aquatic and forest ecology and antibiotic resistance.

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Dr. Edelbrock  

​Dr. Michael Edelbrock (r.) shown in the tissue culture lab at the Davis Street facility.

The Rieck Center for Habitat Studies is UF's 55-acre nature preserve. It serves as a living laboratory for students.

(Left) a downy woodpecker observed outside the bird viewing room.  (Right) a large pond at the center.