Department of Biological Sciences

Our Department is here to support and develop life science skills among postgraduate and undergraduate students. Hence improve capacity building of individuals that can sustainably explore the natural world to develop resilient solutions to global challenges

About Us

Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences is headed by Dr Asio Santa Maria. It was formed in 2003, merging from previous Department of Biology at Uganda Polytechnic Kyambogo (UPK) and the Institute of Teacher Education Kyambogo.

Since the formation of Kyambogo University in 2003, the Biological Sciences Department has been spearheading in the training of highly practical and skilled life scientists both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Graduates from this Department have used learned skills in biotech, education and research to support sustainable development nationally and internationally.

You what you need to Know

Academic Programmes

The Department runs a total of Six (9) academic programmes: Three postgraduate programmes, two undergraduate programmes and one Diploma programme. The Department also services three undergraduate programmes from the School of Education

Message from the Head of Department

I am pleased to introduce to you the Department of Biological Sciences, Kyambogo University. We are a team of scientists and educators dedicated to support discovery of new knowledge through research and training of individuals in Biological Sciences. Biological science is a wide field, that is why we have numerous experienced staff in different areas which include; ecology, biotechnology, conservation biology, public health/ environmental health, ethno botany, microbiology, hydrobiology, entomology, parasitology, fisheries and environment science.

Dr. Santa Maria Asio

Head of Department

Research, Publications, Partnerships and collaborations

Welcome to our Research and Publications the Department. Dive into the cutting-edge world of biological exploration and scholarly achievements as our dedicated faculty and researchers push the boundaries of scientific understanding.

Academic Staff

A staff of Professionals