History


History:
Department of Biology
was established in 1977 and started its educational activity with two orientations of Plant Sciences and General Biology as Bachelor programs. At that time, there were only four faculty members at biology department.  Now department of biology admits students in many fields of biology and offers over sixty undergraduate courses for Bachelors in Animal Biology, Botany and Genetics. Currently, the number of faculty members is twenty six, each majoring in different fields of life sciences. In 1997 the first M.Sc. and in 2003 the first Ph.D. programs both in Plant Physiology were founded in this department. In addition to different laboratories, there are museum of zoology, herbarium , animal and green houses there.