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Biology

Every organism on the planet is interconnected.

Through observation and experiments, biologists gain an understanding of the nature and functioning of the living world, integrating this knowledge with the aid of chemistry, physics, and mathematics. Students at the University of Dallas explore biology through an active learning process that incorporates hands-on experience in the laboratory and field.

 

 

Student Research Lives Here

We offer premier research labs in Genetics, Microbiology, Evolutionary Biology, Animal Behavior, Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics.

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Get Involved in Clubs & Organizations

There are a number of clubs and organizations for biology majors at the University of Dallas.

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Recent Publications

Patterns of gene expression in ovaries of sexual vs. asexual lineages of a freshwater snail, Frontiers In Genetics 15 July 2022.

Growth and Cyclin-E Expression in the Stony Coral Species Orbicella faveolata Post-Microfragmentation, The Biological Bulletin, February 2022, volume 242, number 1: 40-47.

Direct evidence for increased disease resistance in polyandrous broods exists only in eusocial Hymenoptera, BMC Ecol Evo 21, 189 (2021).

A Data Report on the Curation and Development of a Database of Genes for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Frontiers In Genetics 09 December 2021.

 

News

UD Earns Top Marks in Annual College Rankings

The University of Dallas recently earned high marks of excellence from leading publications – including moving up to the #2 spot for “Best Value” among U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Colleges" in the West, as well as The Princeton Review’s Best 388 Colleges and “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes.

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