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Research Strengths

The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of Missouri is distinctive in the breadth and depth of its research. Faculty bring their special expertise in overlapping disciplines to bear on a broad range of biological questions at all levels of organization, from molecules to ecosystems, using model systems drawn from a wide range of organisms. The diversity of thought and approaches, combined with an exceptionally collegial and interdisciplinary culture, fuels new discoveries and scientific breakthroughs with impacts on human health, agriculture, and the environment. We invite you to explore our research strengths and the profiles of our faculty to get a flavor of the exciting research currently underway in the biological sciences at MU.