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.

Student Competition

Hunter Thomas, ABT senior, is awarded the Glenn B. Collins Award during the fall ABT 395/399 student presentations.

Learning Biotechnological Methods

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

Global Competition

ABT junior Alonna Wright wins the Global Alltech Young Scientist Award on May 25 in Lexington, Kentucky.

University Scholars program

Ag Biotech student, Ellis Shelley, is the first student in the Ag Biotech-Masters of Medical Science Program.


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

ABT 395/399 Student Presentations

April 25, 2017  11:00am to 5:00pm  Cameron Williams Lecture Hall, Plant Science Building

Graduation Celebration for the Agricultural and Medical Biotech Graduating Seniors

Thursday, May 4 5:30pm


Friday, May 5 10:00am


ABT-Masters in Medical Science

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

Fall 2016 Recipient

 Hunter Thomas