Office of Undergraduate Instruction

     This is a remarkable time to be a biologist. The 21st century will arguably be remembered as the “Century of Biology.” Boundless frontiers in such areas as genetics, cell, developmental and molecular biology, neurobiology and cognitive science, stem cell research, bioinformatics, biomaterials, environmental science and ecology, and evolution hold great promise for changing our lives in extraordinary ways. Rutgers, as a major research university in New Jersey, is firmly positioned as one of the key contributors to the shaping of the “Century of Biology.” We confidently believe that the undergraduate biology student at Rutgers will not only be a beneficiary of this exciting environment but also a potential contributor to it. (more....

Spring 2018
Welcome Back Letter Fall 2017 -important information and resources for Bio majors and minors!
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Course Information

Research for Undergraduate Students

If you have a question about the major or minor in Biological Sciences, please contact the Director of Advising:

Anne Carr-Schmid, Ph.D.
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(848) 445-2075

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Summer and Winter Session Policy Reminder: Summer Classes of less than 5 weeks or Winter Session courses of 2 or more credits will not count toward the Biological Sciences major or minor. Please meet with an advisor before enrolling in any online, summer or winter course to be sure it will count!

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Health Professions Office

Math and Science Learning Center

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Nelson Biological Laboratories

Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854

p. (848) 445-2075
f.  (732) 445-5870