Marquette – Graduate Studies in Biological Sciences

On behalf of the graduate recruitment committee, I would like to give you information on the graduate program in Biological Sciences at Marquette University to share with your students in search of a graduate program. As a Jesuit institution of higher education, Marquette continues a centuries-old tradition of academic excellence, development of the whole person, and research that addresses societal needs.

Graduate studies in the biological sciences at Marquette are designed to provide our students with a superior graduate education tailored to the individual. The intimate setting of our program ensures both personalized attention and abundant resources and expertise to provide training in modern biology. Strong mentoring in a close community of scholars will facilitate your development as a research scientist with strong experimental and communication skills. A Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Marquette will prepare your students in whatever career path they choose, whether that is a career in academics, government, or industry.

Please encourage your students to check out our website ( to learn more about our graduate studies in biological sciences, including specific application information. Our biological sciences graduate program offers opportunities for research in diverse areas, including neurophysiology, ecology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, cell biology and developmental biology.

If you or one of your students has further questions, please call (414) 288-7356 or contact us via e-mail to the administrative assistant of the Graduate Recruitment Committee (kirsten.boeh AT marquette DOT edu).


Michelle Mynlieff, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Sciences

Chair, Graduate Recruitment Committee



The Marquette University

Department of Biological Sciences
Wehr Life Sciences, 109
P.O. Box 1881
Milwaukee, WI 53201-1881
(414) 288-7355

Biological Sciences Website