Welcome to
ASU School of Life Sciences

If you’re looking for a career in medicine or biotechnology, microbiology, or conservation biology and ecology, or you simply want to explore the life sciences, you’re in the right place.

Our mission is to inspire and transform our life science students by providing an innovative learning experience that prepares them to thrive in a dynamic and demanding world.

We also strive to improve life by stimulating scientific discovery and solving critical problems at the intersection of the life sciences and society. Explore our degree programs and meet our award-winning faculty to learn more.

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New Faculty Positions on Microbiomes

Events Schedule

Monday, February 15

  1. Life Sciences Café w/ Joellen Russell | LSE 244
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • The Southern Ocean Carbon and Climate Observations and Modeling Project (SOCCOM)


Tuesday, February 16

  1. ASU Day at the Capitol
    • Calendar: SOLS Events
    • Start time: 11:30am

Wednesday, February 17

  1. Hugh Hanson seminar w/ Walter Jetz | LSE 244
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 01:00pm
    • Map of Life – Advancing and using global species distribution information for research and conservation



Thursday, February 18

  1. AWIS Creating a Stellar Presentation | LSE 232
    • Calendar: SOLS Events
    • Start time: 11:45am
    • Speaker: Patrick Cheung, OKED

  2. CEM seminar w/ Steven Austad | Biodesign Auditorium B105
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • "A new interpretation of the life-extending dietary restriction effect"


  3. Neuroscience Research Seminar w/ Claire Honeycut | CPCOM 120

Friday, February 19

  1. TeachTech Workshop | LSC 180
    • Calendar: SOLS Events
    • Start time: 03:00pm
    • Title: Short and Sweet: Student Pecha Kucha Presentations
      This workshop introduces you to the benefits of a practice called Pecha Kucha presentations. PK Presentations force students to be able to clearly convey information in a condensed format typical of professional situations. Students learn to speak with engaging visuals, have clear organizational structure and persuade their audience to take action. Technologies focus on presentation tools and image resources.

      Contact: Amy Pate


  2. MCB Colloquium w/ Kasuen Katogama and Megan Turnidge | Biodesign Auditorium
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • Kasuen Katogama, Graduate Student–Mangone Lab
      “Identification of tissue specific miRNA-mRNA interactions involving the Argonaut family proteins ALG-1 and ALG-2 in C. elegans“

      Megan Turnidge, Graduate Student-Azorsa Lab (UofA-COM/TGEN)
      “Identification and inhibition of key oncogenes in AML through small compound-mediated stabilization of DNA secondary structures“