The School of Biosciencesis one of the two schools of the College of Natural Sciences. The School was introduced after the transformation of Makerere University into a collegiate university effective 1st July 2011. The School is headed by a Dean and the current dean is Assoc Prof. Fredrick Jones Muyodi.
The School of Biosciences has two departments:
The Schooloffers undergraduate and graduate degree Programmes in basic sciences and some areas of applied sciences have also been developed over the past few years. The disciplines handled under the School of Biosciences include: botany, zoology, biochemistry, sports science, biotechnology, aquaculture and ethnobotany. The School has laboratory facilities both for teaching and research.
Research partnerships between the school and international institutions have greatly supported various new innovations as well as capacity building for staff and students. One of its key innovations is the herbal medicinal products.