Bold Solutions for a Better Tomorrow

Collaborating to improve lives one discovery at a time.


World-Class Bioscience Research

With hundreds of researchers from 59 colleges and 166 departments from across the University of Arizona, the BIO5 Institute is a powerhouse of bioscience discovery and innovation. Together, our faculty and researchers, representing five core disciplines — agriculture, engineering, medicine, pharmacy and science — are solving the world’s most complex biology-based challenges. We’re committed to improving the health of the people of Arizona and beyond.

How the BIO5 Member Network Can Help You

BIO5 is home to some of the top minds in bioscience and continues to attract renowned researchers from all over. Our unique culture of interdisciplinary collaboration accelerates discovery and the development of novel solutions for complex problems. We are always seeking Arizona faculty to join us, industry partners to work with us and students to learn from us.

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Let's Change the World, Together

Interdisciplinary collaboration is the key to solving the world’s most pressing problems. Join us on our quest for a healthier, more sustainable future for all. 

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Our Mission

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Improving Health

We are focused on eradicating Arizona and the world of certain diseases by developing groundbreaking devices, diagnostics and treatments.

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Engaging Students

We are invested in equipping future researchers with the knowledge and skills they need to lead the next generation of scientific innovations.

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Impacting Arizona

We are committed to the people of Arizona but also to its land, workforce and economy, which is why stewardship is part of who we are. 

Upcoming Events

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BIO5 Inspiring Women in STEM

July 13, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join us for an interactive panel of inspiring women from cross-disciplinary STEM fields at our hybrid event. 

Panelists will share their unique journeys at this event, representing different career stages to offer the broadest perspective possible. 

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KEYS Research Internship Showcase

July 19, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Come meet our incredible KEYS Research interns in the Health Sciences Innovation Building. 

Our interns will present what they have learned this summer working side-by-side with top University of Arizona researchers.

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