In the Department of Biological Sciences , you will experience a great may opportunities for getting involved with other students and faculty during your time at NIU. Undergraduates can sign up to do research in faculty research laboratories, where you will be mentored by faculty and learn from other undergraduate and graduate student researchers. You will have ample opportunities to present you research, either in poster or oral presentations, both on campus and off. Our facilities include many laboratories with advanced equipment to make your research easier. We are affiliated with two centers, the Center for Biochemical and Biophysical Sciences (CBBS) and Plant Molecular and Bioiformatics Center (PMBC), which allow for more focused research in particular areas. We also have several clubs and groups which you may want to join, where you'll be able to learn and associate with other students who share the same research interests as you. Make the most of your college days by taking advantage of the many opportunities for enhancement and engagement in the department!