Student Competition

Nicole Bacha was awarded the Glenn B. Collins Award. She completed her research project under the mentorship of Dr. Sean Thatcher.

Nicole Bacha and her research mentor, Dr. Sean Thatcher


Ag & Medical Biotech students Henry Moore, Katie Bernardo, Trevor Farmer and Kristin O'Leary are involved in the Career Training in Oncology Program in the Markey Cancer Center under the mentorship of Dr. Nathan Vanderford.

Four Ag & Medical Biotech students are involved in cancer research as part of their undergraduate training.

Learning Biotechnological Methods

Our laboratory techniques course trains students in technical skills and understanding to critically examine biogical systems at the molecular level.

students measuring volumes for an experiment


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


Emily Major completed a summer research internship through the Research Internship in Science and Engineering (RISE) program sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service.

Emily Major


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

sequencing data
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

Dec 3  ABT395/399 Research and Internship Presentations

Dec 13  Last Day of Classes

Dec 20 Fall 2019 Commencement



Recipient of the Glenn B. Collins Award

Spring 2019 Recipient -- Nicole Bacha


ABT-Masters in Medical Science

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