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Interim Department Chair

 Dr. Yue-Wern Huang

 

Welcome to the vibrant Biological Sciences at Missouri S&T! We invite you to become a member of our dynamic academic community. In our department, students receive personal attention, as most of our classes are small in size. Most of our students receive hands-on experiences working in research laboratories to gain research experience. Students also have opportunities of interdisciplinary learning, as S&T is a renowned technological university. With experiential learning, such asservice learning courses and design teams, our students are competitive when entering into job markets. The department enjoys a strong history of professional placement success in professional schools and graduate programs. Other graduates pursue careers in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, government agencies, environmental consulting businesses, and secondary education.

We are enthusiastic about our work and would love to share this excitement with you. Please contact us or visit our department. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Sincerely,

Yue-Wern Huang, PhD

Interim Chair and Professor

 

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