Biotechnology

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  The Wave of the Future

dnaThe Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences offers the BS degree Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Biotechnology, and in cooperation with the Department of Biology, the  Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Agricultural Biotechnology.

Biotechnology applies scientific and engineering principles to living organisms to produce products and services of value to society. Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner energy, and have safer, cleaner and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes. Students with training in biotechnology enjoy exciting careers that help feed, fuel and heal the world.