Welcome to the School of Biological Sciences


We offer students, individuals wishing to upskill, and industry a wide range of world-renowned undergraduate and postgraduate subjects, facilities and services. Our school collaborates closely with several leading research centres, and in association with the Institute for Innovation in Biotechnology operates the first dedicated bio-incubator in New Zealand.

3MT masters winner comes second

Enormous congratulations to University of Auckland Masters Winner Georgia Watson from Biological Sciences, who won second place at the Masters Inter-University 3MTⓇ Challenge on 23 August.

Million dollar business

A New Zealand start-up making apple, sauvignon blanc and pinot noir flour has received a $NZ1.2 million injection from the home of gastronomy, France. Photo by Lee Howell.

When food doesn't love you back

In this Raising the Bar public talk Dr Amber Milan shares her research looking at what we know about food intolerances, why they are so hard to pin down and how scientists can help find better ways to manage intolerances.