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About the College

College of Biological Sciences faculty and students advance knowledge of how life works and put that knowledge to work to address health and environmental challenges. 

Our mission

The mission of the College of Biological Sciences is to improve human welfare and global conditions by advancing knowledge of the mechanisms of life through breakthrough discoveries and to prepare today’s students to create the biology of tomorrow. The college is committed to working with colleagues within the University, and with constituents in the community, government and industry to advance knowledge of the biological sciences and to apply that knowledge to improve the quality of life for people in Minnesota, the nation and the world.

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