Department of Biological Sciences

Our Bachelor's degree programs in Biology have rigorous concentrations and hands-on experiences designed to prepare graduates for successful careers in all avenues of biological science.

Undergraduate Degrees


Biology (BA)  Biology (BS) Accelerated (BS) Biotechnology (BS)



FGCU Research Roadshow

We're bringing the campus to the community. Come see Drs. Kerry Lee and Lyndsay Rhodes present their research on nanotechnology in cancer research. 

Thursday, February 7, 2019

5:00pm reception, 5:45pm show

Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center

2301 First St., Fort Myers, FL

Space is limited, reserve your spot at or call 239.590.1081


Faculty and Students collaborate in real world scientific research and scholarship.

Student Engagement

We have many ways for students to engage in the department, university, and community with more than 15 clubs and organizations.


Students can further develop their scientific knowledge and skills and get experience in a chosen career through internships with our community partners.

Department Contacts

Cliff Renk
Professor and Chair, Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: (239) 590-7482
Office: WH 222

Robin Gerber
Administrative Specialist, Biological Sciences
Phone: (239) 590-7153
Office: WH 234

Dean Croshaw

Associate Professor, Biology BA Program Coordinator
Phone: (239) 590-7428
Office: WH 250

Kerry Lee

Associate Professor, Biology BS Program Coordinator
Phone: (239) 590-7566
Office: WH 201 

Tak Ueda
Associate Professor, Biotechnology BS Program Coordinator
Phone: (239) 590-7236
Office: WH 253


Meet the Biological Sciences Faculty & Staff