About the Biological Sciences Division

Established in 1930, the Biological Sciences Division is UChicago’s largest academic division, comprising 10 basic science and 14 clinical departments.

Today, we constitute one of the most unique communities within an academic environment: a single division that delivers undergraduate, graduate, medical, and postgraduate biological sciences education together with outstanding patient care and world-renowned research.

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Departments, Committees, Institutes, and Centers

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Diversity & Inclusion

The Biological Sciences Division is committed to creating an inclusive culture that enables every individual who comes here to thrive. A diverse, multicultural faculty, staff, and student population enhances our ability to conduct cutting edge research, innovative education, and excellent patient care.

We believe that the study of biology and medicine is most productive when we bring our full perspectives as unique individuals to the work that we do. Learn more about the resources available to enhance diversity and inclusion throughout the division.

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Alumni & Giving

We are supported by a large community of alumni and donors throughout the world. Your contributions enable us to conduct research, educate future leaders, provide the most advanced health care, and improve the lives of millions.

We invite you to learn more about the ways in which giving to the Biological Sciences Division will enable us to further our mission. Our alumni are invited to connect with us through the Medical and Biological Sciences Alumni Association (MBSAA). The MBSAA supports the University of Chicago by providing activities that engage alumni in the life of the school.

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