School of Life Sciences

Explore the possibilities and discover your passion

Welcome to our school

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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Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Transforming our institutional structures and culture to better support ASU’s Charter and improve wellbeing across our diverse community.

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Undergraduate Research

Getting involved in research gives you an advantage in graduate or professional school.

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Pre-med in the Life Sciences

Medical Schools want well-rounded scholars. We'll inspire the scholar in you.

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Student Life

From skilled advisors to clubs and organizations, we support you during your undergraduate career.

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Why choose ASU School of Life Sciences?

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Latest News

In April 2019, Arizona State University said goodbye

As an Asian American interested in conservation and environmental science, still largely white-dominated disciplines in the U.S., Arizona State University’s School of Life Sciences Professor

The subseafloor constitutes one of the largest and most understudied ecosystems on Earth.

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Do you have a question for a biologist? Maybe something like, "What's a biologist?" Contact our experts at Ask A Biologist — an educational resource for students, teachers and parents. This volunteer-run resource is provided by the School of Life Sciences, and funded through donations. Make a contribution here.

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ASU Natural History Collections

Supported by the School of Life Sciences, the ASU Natural History Collections are comprised of nine different collections that support the university's teaching, research and public outreach. This incredible facility boasts millions of specimens including insects, plants, reptiles, molluscs and more. Public visits are available by appointment.

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