Learning Biotechnological Methods

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

students measuring volumes for an experiment

Student Competition

Alyse Ptacek received the Glenn B. Collins Research Achievement Award for Fall 2020.

photo of Alyse Ptacek


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

UK Great Teacher Award

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


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

Feb 26  Dr. Michael Goodin's tree planting memorial 

March 26 Academic Holiday

April 27 & 29 ABT 395/399 Student Presentations

May 13 Senior Send-off

May 14  End of Spring Semester





Recipient of the Glenn B. Collins Award

Fall 2020 Recipient --  Alyse Ptacek


ABT-Masters in Medical Science

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