UK Great Teacher Award

Dr. Robert Hirsch received the 2019 UK Great Teacher Award.

Student Competition

Samantha De Jesus received the Glenn B. Collins Research Achievement Award for Fall 2019.

Samantha De Jesus, recipient of this semester's Glenn B. Collins Award

Glenn B. Collins Award

Brandon Goble also received the Glenn B. Collins Award for fall 2019.

Brandon Goble, recipient of this semester's Glenn B. Collins Award

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

April 28  ABT 395/399 Student Presentations

May 1 Last Day of Classes 

May 7  Ag & Medical Biotechnology Graduation Celebration-via Zoom

May 8 College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Commencement-postponed


Recipient of the Glenn B. Collins Award

Spring 2020 Recipients --  Alli Ellis and Kate Rodgers


ABT-Masters in Medical Science

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