​​​​Life Sciences Department

the life sciences department group photo

Back: Jerred Seveyka, Sarah Panarello (nutrition), Blair Shean,​ Jeremy Buegge, Steve Kenny Front: Jose Pizano (office asst.), Matthew Loeser, Claire Carpenter, Diane Payne (lab technician)


The life sciences include the scientific study of living organisms, such as microorganisms, plants, animals, and human beings.  At YVC the Life Sciences Department is divided into two distinct programs of study:

​​Biology - this program focuses on cellular biology, microbiology, anatomy, physiology, botany, ecology and evolution.

Nutrition - this program focuses on human nutrition and its applications.

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