CWU's graduate program in the Biological Sciences offers opportunities for gaining research experience and expertise through a diverse complement of academic courses. Biology faculty in our department are active in research using multidisciplinary approaches to answer questions across the Biological Sciences. These research areas include: Ecology, Evolution, Genetics, Infectious diseases, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Physiology, and Science Education.
Our graduates go on to be:
- Biomedical researchers in academic, government and industrial labs
- Technicians in research labs
- Regional field biologists in government agencies
- Biologists with environmental consulting firms
- PhDs in the sciences and professional fields
- Educators at K-12 schools and community colleges
This collection features theses from Master of Science students in the Department of Biological Sciences Graduate Program at Central Washington University.
Theses from 2016
The Hormonal Regulation of the Claudin Genes in the Ovary, Sean Gadson, April Binder, Kenneth Korach, and Katherine Hamilton
Resolving Gnetum Evolutionary History, Angela McFadden
Testing the forage preference of the American pika (Ochotona princeps) for use in connectivity corridors in the Washington Cascades, Carly Wickhem and Kristina Ernest