Welcome to the website for the Biology graduate program at UTRGV!

Howdy All!

Ready to continue your academic journey and feed your inquisitive mind! Interested in making exciting discoveries, contributing to new biological knowledge and gaining a level of expertise that results in a better payday. THIS IS THE PROGRAM FOR YOU!  As a Biology graduate student, you will work alongside legendary faculty solving some of the most thought provoking mysteries on the plant. We have a diverse group of faculty conducting research in a broad range of areas within biological sciences. Areas like ecology (aquatic, behavioral, microbial); bacterial genetics; cell, neuro and microbiology; herpetology; entomology; genetics; ornithology; and plant biochemistry, physiology or taxonomy. We are sure to have something that will satisfy your research interests.


We have a new Graduate Program Director: Dr. Robert Dearth.  He can be reached at SCNE 1.312 and his phone number is 956-665-8750.