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Biological Sciences

The UMass Lowell Department of Biological Sciences prepares students for careers in biotechnology, medicine, ecology, and other life science fields. Students can also participate in our professors' cutting-edge research.

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Every year, mass numbers of endangered Kemp's ridley sea turtles strand themselves in New England. Doctoral candidate Erin Mangan Sullivan and biology undergrad research assistants Sonia Marcello and Alfred Lutaaya hope their research will assist biologists in making clinical decisions on how to treat these animals.

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