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Biological Sciences

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Careers in Biological Sciences

From CRISPR gene editing technology to global climate change solutions, biologists are using new breakthroughs to tackle some of the world’s biggest challenges. UChicago offers a world-class biological sciences curriculum and comprehensive career support to prepare students for these rewarding careers, including bioengineering, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, public health, sustainability, and more. Students of all years and majors are welcome!

Pathways

Bio Career Pathways

Explore all of the pathways within biological sciences, and start your journey today impacting science, healthcare, and society through the study and application of biological principles.

Computation and Engineering in the Life Sciences (CELLS)

CELLS helps students use the tools of computer science and data analytics to answer big questions in the life sciences. Cohort members receive two years of comprehensive support to help them begin careers in biotech, bioinformatics, neuroscience, pharmacology, and more.

Personalized Advising

Careers in Biological Sciences offers advising support to students of all years and majors. Students receive personalized coaching based on their interests and can take advantage of individual time with our advisers when preparing job and graduate school applications. Students can make an appointment with our advisers online through UChicago Handshake under both the Careers in Science, Computation, and Innovation and Careers in Health Professions.