Learning Biotechnological Methods

Our laboratory techniques course trains students in technical skills at the molecular level.

students measuring volumes for an experiment

Ava Vilardo

Ava Vilardo received the Glenn B. Collins Research Achievement Award for Spring 2022.

photo of Ava Vilardo


The Ag Biotech-Masters of Medical Science University Scholars Program allows students to continue in one program while completing an undergraduate and masters degree.

Ellis Shelley and his research mentor, Dr. Seth DeBolt

Student Competition

Bridget Bolt received The Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology Excellence in Research (AMBER) Award for Spring 2021.

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Student Competition

Anna Foose and Rebecca Caldbeck received The AMBER Award for Spring 2021.

photo of Anna Foose and Rebecca Caldbeck

Student Competition

Katie Chheang and Alex Stewart received The AMBER Award for Spring 2021.

photo of Katie Chheang and Alex Stewart


Graduate Studies

Several potted plants of Arabidopsis thalianaGraduate studies in veterinary science, plant science, animal science, biology, biomedical research, cancer research are a few of the areas in which an Ag and Medical Biotech degree will prepare you. 


patient undergoing dental examAn Ag and Medical Biotech degree is a great start to pursuing a career in healthcare professions such as:  medical doctors, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists, physical therapists and physician's assistants.

Careers in Life Sciences

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Possibilities abound for graduates with a degree in Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology.  Foundational courses in biology, chemistry and genetics prepare you for a rewarding career in the life sciences.                                                     

Upcoming Events

January 10 First Day of Class Spring 2021 semester

March 14-18  Spring Break 

April 19 & 21  ABT 395/399 Student Presentations

April 27 Last Day of Classes

May 2-5 Finals

May 5 ABT Senior Send Off

May 6 College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Commencement

Recipients of the Glenn B. Collins Award

Spring 2022 Recipient --  Ava Vilardo


Recipients of the AMBER Award

Spring 2022 Recipients -- Tabarak Azawi, Gabby Hammers, Elisabeth Rintamaa, Gretchen Ruschman, Henry Smith, Abby Vetter

ABT-Masters in Medical Science

Earn a Masters degree with ABT and the University Scholars program.