Biology Core Curriculum

College of Letters & Science

Welcome to Biocore

  • students in wading pants standing in a shallow body of water
  • students standing in a prairie field
  • student with a camera in a greenhouse
  • student demonstrating a camera's use
  • students posing in a prairie field
  • student holding a microscope slide and looking at a laptop screen
  • students posing in a labratory
  • student using a microscope
  • students posing in a labratory
  • Students looking at a prairie plant
  • students working on homework

Biocore is UW Madison's Honors biology program for undergraduate students who wish to discover and reach their academic potential within a small, supportive biology education program.  (click here to learn more)

What do students say?

Austin Lynch

"Academics is part of it, but Biocore really helped me discover a new way of learning. That inquiry-based, self-motivated drive to learn and discover just changed the way that I look at life."

Biocore Class of 2010
B.S. Microbiology & Applied Mathematics 2011