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

Today

  1. Life Sciences Café w/ new faculty | LSE 244
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • Heather Bean, "Microbial Metabolomics and Biomarkers of Lung Infections"
      Gillian Gile, "Evolution of the Termite-Protist Symbiosis"
      Heather Throop, "Carbon cycling in changing drylands"

Thursday, February 11

  1. CEM seminar w/ Lee Dugatkin | Biodesign Auditorium
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • Abstract

  2. Neuroscience Research Seminar w/ Rita Sattler | CPCOM 120
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 04:30pm
    • "C9orf72 ALS/FTD:Bridging the gap between dementia and motor neuron disease"

      Live Webcast

      Abstract

Friday, February 12

  1. Evidence-Based Teaching in STEM with Gabriela Weaver| LSE 106
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 02:35pm
    • CURES: Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences

  2. MCB Colloquium w/ Joanna Palade and Christopher McCauley | Biodesign Auditorium
    • Calendar: SOLS Seminar
    • Start time: 03:30pm
    • Joanna Palade, Graduate Student-Wilson-Rawls Lab
      “Biomimetic scaffolds for satellite cell culture to aid in skeletal muscle repair“

      Christopher McCauley, Graduate Student-Vermaas Lab
      “Hydrogen gas production in Heliobacterium modesticaldum“

  3. Darwin Day Lecture and Reception - Lee Dugatkin | Biodesign Auditorium
    • Calendar: SOLS Events
    • Start time: 05:30pm
    • "The Evolution of Goodness, Justice and Empathy"

      Abstract

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