- Visible Human Project. Provides a set of digitized images of the human body for use in education and research.
- The Biology Project. An online interactive resource for learning biology.
- Cell & Molecular Biology Online. A general resource for the biology community with an emphasis on information for cell and molecular biologists.
- American Institute of Biological Sciences. Biomedical and scientific peer review, meetings, and educational programs.
- The Gene School. The purpose is to provide you with a large overview of the genetics field and to give you a starting place for finding out much more.
- More help is available on-campus at the Career Services Office at SS 1600, 465-2163.
- Contact Academic Advising at SS 1600, 465-2362.
- Another service for UW System students on the Web is UW HELP On-Line. This service provides in-depth information on the programs of the UW System.
What are some of our graduates doing?
- Heidi Schuster Katte ('95) is a consultant dietitian for Health Balance Enterprise
- Stephanie Hall ('96) is a massage therapist/esthetician at Fox Valley School of Massage
- Joe Carroll, Ph.D., ('97) is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Rochester (NY) doing research on color blindness
- Kathie Huncosky Bollenbach ('97) is a Physician Assistant at Nicolet Health Clinic
- Mark Krebsbach, D.C., ('98) is a chiropractor who owns Quest Chiropractic
- Dr. Tina Sauerhammer ('99) is a surgical resident at the University of Wisconsin Hospital
- Jennifer Kriesel ('00) is a histotechnologist at Bellin Hospital
- Steve Wowzynski ('00) is a physical therapist at Bellin Health Sports Medicine West
- Jessie Stukenberg ('02) is the Health and Fitness Director at the new YMCA in Green Bay
- Sarah Heidtke ('03) is employed as a technician at a forensic science lab in Milwaukee
- Emily Barnes ('03) is enrolled at the University of Iowa School of Dentistry
- Neil Sandhu ('04) is enrolled at the University of Wisconsin Medical School
- Angela Huenink ('05) is enrolled in the Physician Assistant's Program at Butler University
The following is a list of careers related to the Human Biology major. In most cases, link(s) to web sites provide more information on a career and a listing of professional schools for that area. If you have further questions, you may contact a faculty advisor in Human Biology for more information.
You can also obtain more information on careers, resumes, the interview process, and internships at Career Services at SS-1916.
- American Association of Anatomists (Career opportunities)
- National Athletic Trainer's Association (Information on certification for athletic training)
Bioinformatics is the use of computer technology to study biochemical expression of genes. Employment opportunities exist in agriculture, medicine, and pharmaceutical companies.
Apply statistical procedures and methodology to characterize or investigate biological problems. Biostatisticians are employed in industry, research, and academia.
- American Chiropractic Association (Profession information, educational requirements, and a list of CCE (Council of Chiropractic Education) accredited colleges
- American Dental Association (application information and links to dental schools in the United States)
- Dental Admission Test (study materials for the DAT)
- The Princeton Review (study materials for the DAT)
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (dietetic careers, post-bachelor Dietetic Internship programs)
Careers in epidemiology resolve outbreaks of infectious diseases and evaluate conditions that contribute to chronic diseases. Epidemiologists can serve at the county, state, or federal level.
- American Academy of Forensic Science (career information)
- National Society of Genetic Counselors (career information and a list of genetic counseling programs in the United States)
- Peterson's Guide to Graduate Schools (information on graduate programs in the United States)
- Graduate Record Exam (information on the GRE and available study materials)
- Kaplan course (Kaplan review course for the GRE)
- The Princeton Review (study materials for the GRE)
- The Association of Medical Illustrators (career information and education)
- American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (definition of osteopathic medicine, application information, information on osteopathic medicine education, and links to osteopathic schools of medicine in the United States)
There are several different areas of microbiology: medical or veterinary microbiologist work with physicians or other health care professionals and medical researchers to study the interactions between microorganisms and animals; environmental microbiologists are involved with testing water sources for contamination and try to control the spread of pathogens; industrial microbiologists develop new products and new methods to preserve food and pharmaceuticals; agricultural microbiologists work with the effects of microorganisms on crops, soils, insects, and ruminants; and food microbiologists specialize in the elimination and prevention of contamination by food-born pathogens, sanitation practices, and isolation and identification methodology for pathogens in food products.
Molecular biologists study the methods by which genes are expressed and controlled.
- American Occupational Therapy Association (list of occupational therapy programs in the United States)
- Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (Schools of optometry in the United States)
Pharmacologists develop and test drugs for use in treating almost every type of ailment.
- American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (Career information, pharmacy education, list of colleges of pharmacy in the United States, and PCAT information)
- American Association of Physician Assistants (Career information, education information, and a list of physician assistant schools in the United States)
- American Physical Therapy Association (Career information, education information, and a list of physical therapy schools in the United States)
- The American Physiological Society (career opportunities)
- American Association of Colleges of Pediatric Medicine (career information, application procedure, application service, and list of colleges of pediatric medicine in the United States)
Assists government officials develop science-based legislation
Careers in public health deal with the health of a population.
- American Public Health Association (career opportunities)
Regulatory Affairs Manager
Combines biology with business interest; composes scientific information the government requires to approve biologically based products (i.e., drugs)
Combines biology with writing; writing about advances in science in a way that non-experts can understand
- SportsMedicine (information about a career and education in sports medicine; fields of sports medicine)
- American College of Sports Medicine (certification and career center)
- American Council on Exercise (career information about personal exercise trainer and clinical exercise specialist)
Toxicologists investigate the mechanisms by which toxic substances produce their effects. They work in industry to evaluate the safety of new drugs, food products, and cosmetics.