40 Years UTPB - The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

Life Science Junior Division


Chemistry of life processes-molecular biology, molecular genetics, enzymes, photosynthesis, blood chemistry, protein chemistry, food chemistry, hormones, etc.


Study of plant life-agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, forestry, plant taxonomy, plant physiology, plant pathology, plant genetics, hydroponics, algae, etc.

Medicine and Health

Study of diseases and health of humans and animals-dentistry, pharmacology, pathology, ophthalmology, nutrition, sanitation, pediatrics, dermatology, allergies, speech and hearing, etc.


Biology of microorganisms-bacteriology, virology, protozoology, fungi, bacterial genetics, yeast, etc.


Study of animals-animal genetics, ornithology, ichthyology, herpetology, entomology, animal ecology, paleontology, cellular physiology, circadian rhythms, animal husbandry, cytology, histology, animal physiology, invertebrate neurophysiology, studies of invertebrates, etc.