biology

Our approach to biology education is dynamic in order to keep the program current with advances being made in the field. At AUC, there is a growing tendency to merge what has historically diverged into widely segregated fields: botany and zoology; classical and modern molecular approach; and field and laboratory studies.

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHTS

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Programs

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Biotechnology

The degree in biotechnology provides postgraduate education to prepare students for a career in the field through the construction of a firm foundation in the science and engineering of biotechnology and to provide an introduction to bio-entrepreneurship.
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Biology

The program offers liberal education in biological sciences, leading to a Bachelor of Science degree. It provides graduates with a broad background necessary in today’s job market and prepares them for graduate and professional schools.
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Biology

The minor supplements the education of students in related disciplines including biometry, bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, psychology and anthropology.
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Notable Alumni

Amina Soliman

Amina Soliman '14

Biology department alumnus Amina Soliman 2014, is working as a Senior Environmental Researcher at Environics for Management of Environmental System (Environmental Consultancy) in Egypt. It involves conducting environmental impact assessments for various projects.

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Nataly Naser Al Deen '13

Biology department alumnus, Nataly Naser AL Deen, graduated from The American University in Cairo in June 2013. She conducted her senior research project at Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, TBRI, on hepatocellular carcinoma.

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Accreditation

The biology program is accredited by