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Learn about recent or upcoming events and news items from the Biology Department here OR visit the department's Facebook page.

Career Opportunities in Biology

The Biology program accommodates students seeking pre-professional training in the medical sciences (pre-medical, pre-dental, and allied health sciences), pursuing occupations in environmental issues and field work, forensics, biotechnology, and the pharmaceutical industry, or intending to continue with graduate studies.
For More Information
Browse the links listed above or download the Departmental Information Sheet for Biology to learn about degree and course requirements, student clubs and activities, and more.

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Biology at IU Northwest!

Contact Us

Office Hours

Monday ‑ Friday:

8:00 a.m. ‑ 5:00 p.m

Phone Number


Email Address

Fax Number


Department Chair

Peter Avis
(219) 980-6717 

Mailing Address

Biology Department
Indiana University Northwest
3400 Broadway 
Marram Hall, Room 335
Gary, Indiana 46408

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