Graduate students may focus their studies in any of the following areas: animal biology, applied microbiology, biotechnology, cell biology, developmental biology, ecology, environmental biology, environmental microbiology, evolution, genetics, immunology, marine biology, molecular biology, molecular phylogenetics, neurobiology, physiological ecology, plant biology, population genetics, virology, or zoology.
Application to the Department of Biological Sciences and the University is required. The completed departmental application, together with transcripts of all previous college work, general Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores (no minimum score requirement), and three letters of recommendation, must be received by the department prior to the following deadline:
March 15 for admission to Fall Quarter
January 1 for admission to Spring Quarter