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Why Biology at Barry?

Why Biology at Barry?

Barry’s undergraduate biology program offers small-sized classes, allowing its students to receive individualized attention.

In addition, a vast majority of the program’s lecture courses include laboratory components, allowing students to apply the knowledge they’ve learned in the classroom and gain valuable hands-on experience.

Upon entering the biology program, undergraduate students are partnered with an academic advisor who provides academic support and remains the student’s advisor for the duration of his or her studies at Barry. Students in the program may also have the opportunity to work alongside biology faculty members as they conduct and publish research.

Biology Faculty

Barry’s biology faculty members are accomplished teachers and researchers and have published in scientific journals in a variety of areas, including entomology, cardiac physiology, virology, yeast genetics, fish behavior, seagrass beds, neurodevelopment, cancer research, reproductive genetics, endocrinology, hearing, biostatistics and science teaching, among others.
Biology faculty members present their work annually at regional and national scientific conferences and frequently attend these conferences with student authors.

To learn more about Barry’s biology faculty members, visit

South Florida Location

Barry’s South Florida location, with its year-round access to unique environments such like the Florida Everglades and the only living reefs in the continental United States, will give you additional opportunities for research and observation.

Here's what our graduates have to say

Vanderbilt University, Resident Physician, 2015 - present
Meharry College of Medicine, MD Graduate, Class of 2015

“I can truly say that attending Barry University was one of the best decisions I made in the pursuit of a career in medicine. The pre-medical program of study contained all the necessary elements I needed to succeed in medical school. In the Biology Department you will find excellent faculty and staff who will help to guide you in the right direction to reach your goals. By far my fondest memories are of my faculty research mentor, who supported me in my pursuit of medicine and always encouraged me to do my best. I would recommend Barry University to anyone who is interested in a career in healthcare.”

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Lanzi Sinaise, MD
Lanzi Sinaise, MD
Barry Biology, Class of 2010

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