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Microbiology Undergraduate Program

 

The Microbiology Program offers multiple scholarships each year. Click here to apply for scholarships for the 2015-2106 school year.

Iowa State University offers degrees in microbiology at both the graduate (M.S., Ph.D.) and undergraduate (B.S.) level. The involvement of professors from across Iowa State University in the Interdepartmental Microbiology Programs reflects the richness and diversity of the microbiologists at the university and in the Ames area.

The Undergraduate Program will provide students with education in the basic sciences which are essential to microbiology and to the application of science to issues in the modern world. Upon completion of a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology, students should be prepared to enter into the professional community as a microbiologist, or to pursue an advanced degree. 

Our mission is to be the best undergraduate microbiology program, to expose students to the diversity of the microbial world and to provide the theoretical and laboratory education needed to contribute in their chosen field.

In the summer, there is a two-week AgDiscovery residential program for high school students. 

To request information about the undergraduate or graduate microbiology program at Iowa State University, contact us:

207 Science I
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

Telephone: (515) 294-1630
Fax: (515) 294-6019

Email: microundergrad@iastate.edu

 Office Hours are 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Read more about

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Recent News

September 1, 2014

By Julie Ferrell
Staff Writer
jferrell@amestrib.com

Iowa State University students soon will participate in a research initiative along with 64 universities from across the globe that will study the issue of antibiotic resistance.

The Small World Initiative, sponsored by the Yale University Center for Scientific Teaching, is a crowd-sourcing research project that requires each university to study their environment for new microbes that could help in the global issue surrounding the growing resistance to antibiotics.

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To request information about the undergraduate or graduate microbiology program at Iowa State University, contact us:

207 Science I
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

Telephone: (515) 294-1630
Fax: (515) 294-6019

Email: microundergrad@iastate.edu

 Office Hours are 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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