The Department of Biology offers a stimulating intellectual environment and has an excellent reputation in research and teaching. Twelve faculty members undertake research in diverse sub-disciplines, including genomics, population genetics, evolution, ecology, and physiology. A new expansion with state-of-the-art research and teaching labs is under construction, and several existing teaching labs are being renovated. A NSF-funded infrastructure grant will provide three large and sophisticated walk-in environmental chambers, and a computer lab will connect UT Tyler to the Texas Advanced Computer Center via a 10 Gb internet connection. For additional information please visit www.uttyler.edu/biology.
One of the 15 campuses of the University of Texas System, UT Tyler is a fast-growing university. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available from its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine. Tyler is located 90 miles east of Dallas in the scenic Piney Woods area of East Texas. Tyler is the cultural center of East Texas, a region with over one million people, and boasts many amenities such as a science museum, a planetarium, an art museum, a ballet, a symphony orchestra, and a renowned performing arts center. One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,500 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.