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Department Chair





  Dr. Robert Aronstam



Biological Sciences at Missouri S&T  is thriving. We invite you to become a member of our dynamic academic community.

BioSci students enjoy:

Personal attention -  Small classes and close interactions with a talented and dedicated faculty

Experiential learning -  Laboratories service learning and design teams

Research experience -  Virtually all of our students perform original research in cell biology,  microbiology or environmental studies

Professional success -  Exceptional placements rates in professional school and graduate programs;  other graduates enter the biotech industry or secondary              education

Faculty research programs of international importance:

  • S&T cDNA Resource Center ( ), the largest collection of clones for human signaling proteins
  • MorphologyNet (, a preeminent library of 3D digital reconstructions of animal morphology
  • Amphibian Anatomical Ontology (, a virtual organization of researchers from around the globe

We're excited about our work. Contact us or visit our department, we would love to share this excitement with you.


Robert S. Aronstam, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Biological Sciences

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