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The University of Texas at ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington

College of Science

Biology

Graduate Study

Graduate Study - Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Texas Arlington (UTA) is an exciting place to do research and to earn your advanced degree. The research faculty are dynamic, vibrant, good natured and successful. We use cutting edge techniques and equipment to answer questions at the forefront of human knowledge. We offer a Master of Science degree in biology and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in quantitative biology with research emphasis in Genome Biology & Genetics, Cell Biology, Ecology & Systematics, or Microbiology.

Ph.D. Program

Master's Program

Phi Sigma

Graduate Advisors

Shawn Christensen

Dr. Shawn Christensen
Associate Professor
Room 333
Engineering Research Building
Phone: 817-272-0520
shawnc@uta.edu
Current Ph.D. and MS Thesis Students

Paul Chippindale

Dr. Paul Chippindale
Graduate Advisor
Room 440A
Life Science Building
Phone: 817-272-2703
paulc@uta.edu
MS Non-Thesis Student

Graduate Program Assistant

Gloria Burlingham

Gloria Burlingham
Graduate Program Assistant
Room 337
Life Science Building
Phone: 817-272-2875
gloria@uta.edu