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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa
College of Natural Sciences

SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

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University of Hawai'i at Mānoa - College of Natural Sciences

SCHOOL OF LIFE SCIENCES

The School of Life Sciences of the University of Hawaii at Mānoa was formed in the Fall of 2019 by the merger of the Departments of Biology, Botany and Microbiology, and began operations on January 1, 2020. Life Sciences is home to 5 Undergraduate Majors and 4 Graduate Programs:

Undergraduate Majors

  • Molecular and Cell Biology (BS)
  • Biology (BA, BS)
  • Botany (BA, BS)
  • Marine Biology (BA, BS)
  • Microbiology (BA, BS)

Graduate Programs

  • Botany
  • Marine Biology with SOEST
  • Microbiology
  • Zoology

Students may also Minor in Biology, Botany and Microbiology, obtain a certificate in the Marine Option Program (MOP), or become certified as a Clinical Microbiologist.

Job Opportunities in the School of Life Sciences

There are six faculty searches currently being conducted:

  • Director, School of Life Sciences
  • Marine Biologist
  • Global Change Botanist
  • Applied Conservation
  • Microbiology / Molecular and Cell Biology Instructor
  • MRI Facility Director

For more information, please see the advertisements on Academic Jobs Online.

Being a new program, our website is presently under construction. Please search the previous departmental websites by clicking on the pages below to learn more about our programs and faculty.

Department of Biology

Department of Botany

Department of Microbiology