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Graduate students who wish to pursue an Option A external minor in integrative biology should consult a faculty member within the Department of Integrative Biology (their potential minor professor) or the chair of the integrative biology graduate committee. Courses are selected in conjunction with the chosen faculty member who serves as the minor advisor, and the student's departmental advisor. A student may earn a doctoral minor in integrative biology with 9 credits minimum in integrative biology or zoology, including a seminar course, while in residence at UW–Madison. All 9 credits are either exclusively graduate-level integrative biology or zoology courses numbered 700 and above or courses numbered 300 and above and identified as designed for graduate work. Directed study courses do not count toward the minor.


Professors Riters (chair,, Bement, Blair, Damschen, Gammie, Halloran, Hardin, Ives, Lee, Newmark, Orrock, Stanley, Turner, and Vander Zanden

Associate Professors Amann, Grinblat, and Jensen

Assistant Professors Drerup, Dugan, Ehrlich, Ragsdale, Sharma, Wang, Weber, and Wilkinson

Adjunct Professor Peckarsky


Professors Auger, Currie, Fernandez, Gratton, Hawks, Karasov, Lindroth, Marler, Payseur, and Strier

Associate Professors Hittinger, Pool, and Schoville

Assistant Professor Sharp and Richardson