Biology Research

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Biology Research & Thesis

The purpose of Research and Thesis is to give all biology majors an opportunity to experience scientific research. In developing an independent research project with a faculty adviser, students spend three semesters going through the following essential scientific steps:

  • Literature search and analysis
  • Hypothesis development
  • Acquisition and analysis of scientific data
  • Oral and written presentation of scientific information


School Magazine, Ke Alakai published articles about the benefit of studying Biology at BYU-Hawaii in 2017. Click the links below to read the article.


Great resources build great biology experiences | Ke Alaka'i  

"General Bioloy, Marine Biology, and Biochemistry students alike have access to abundant resources at BYU, including a comprehensive research and thesis course."

The Marine Team collects specimens in Saipan to help ...   "The Marine Team collects specimens in Saipan to help professionals further their research"