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Health Benefits

The University of Missouri offers health insurance for qualified, full-time graduate students.  The Graduate School provides information and guidance on medical insurance for graduate students.

Marissa Ahlering

Prairie Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy

Marissa Ahlering

“Grassland conservation is a passion of mine. The training I received from the faculty in the Division of Biological Sciences and the experiences I gained during my time as a graduate and post-doctoral student allowed me to turn my passion into a career.”

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Among the nation’s most prestigious scientists

James Birchler, a Curators' Professor of biological sciences, is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors accorded a U.S. scientist or engineer.

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