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Welcome to UCI BioSci Undergraduate Education!

Welcome New Students!

Training the Next Generation of Biologists

Established in 1965, the UCI School of Biological Sciences has since risen to prominence as one of the nation’s leading public research universities. Home to the world’s first department dedicated to the brain, the School has cultivated a culture of innovation since its inception. The commitment and research endeavors of our faculty consistently drive breakthroughs in biology, and their dedication to teaching has been instrumental in transforming STEM education.


Learn about BioSci’s research programs for undergraduate students. Participation in creative research is one of the highest academic goals undergraduates can attain.

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Get Involved

Stay connected with the Dean and the School! Find out information about BioSci related events, programs and clubs to empower yourself and succeed as an undergraduate.

Student Affairs

Need advice on navigating your student career? BioSci undergraduate student affairs is here to help! Learn about hours, meet the counselors and get questions answered.


Curious at what our faculty is up to? Learn more about faculty, research, UCI BioSci news, and UCI News.

Upcoming Events

  • Donuts with the Dean_Oct 3 23_Website

    Natural Sciences II, 5th floor lobby

    Donuts with the Dean – Fall 2023

    Join us for the return of BioSci’s quarterly Donuts with the Dean! Please join us on Tuesday, Oct 3 from 4 - 5 p.m. on the 5th Floor of Natural Sciences II. Join Dean Frank LaFerla and...

    04:00 PM October 03

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