Facilities and Resources

Georgia Auteri’s Biology 361 Class conducts EKG testing.

The heartbeat of science

Find us at Roy Blunt Hall (formerly Temple Hall), Room 258.

A big development will transform science at MSU.


Research centers

Discover the depths of biology.

Our research centers cover wildlife studies, marine biology, nanotechnology, environmental science and much more.

Biology students on a boat at Bull Shoals Lake.
Study the lifeforms and ecosystems of southwest Missouri.
A student working in a science lab at the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences.
Do advanced research on neurological pathology, bioactivity and more.
A bird sits on a wooden post with a large research boat on the gulf coast in the background.
Take summer marine biology courses on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Explore coastal and marine biodiversity, ecology and sustainability.
Sunflower plant
Visit the on-campus herbarium to access thousands of catalogued and preserved plant specimens.

Work with awesome tools and gear

In addition to research centers, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art equipment and resources, such as:

  • Data loggers
  • Flow cytometers
  • Fluorescence microscopes
  • Fluorometer
  • Greenhouse
  • Hydrophone
  • Nanophotometers
  • Oxygen analyzer
  • Portable digital X-ray
  • Portable ultrasound
  • Radio-tracking system
  • Real-time PCR
  • Sap flow system
  • Spinning confocal microscope
  • Tape station
  • Tracking system

Access the complete list of instrumentation available for students and faculty in the College of Natural and Applied Sciences.