AgricultureThe science and practice of cultivating plants and livestock.
AnatomyThe structure of living things.
AstrobiologyThe study of life and possible life in the universe.
BiochemistryChemical processes related to biology.
BioengineeringThe engineering of biology such as genetic engineering.
BioethicsThe ethical, social and legal issues that surround the study and practice of biology, biotechnology and medicine.
BioinformaticsManagement and analysis of biological data such as DNA sequences.
BionicsMechanical systems that work like living things.
BiophysicsThe use of physics to study biological phenomena.
BiotechnologyTechnology based on biology.
BotanyThe science of plants.
ChronobiologyThe study of biological rhythms and the effect of time on organisms.
Cognitive BiologyA science that views thought as a biological function.
Computational BiologyThe use of computer science to understand biology. For example, running simulations.
ConservationProtection of ecosystems, habitats and species.
Developmental BiologyThe growth and development of plants and animals.
EcologyThe relationship between organisms, including humans, and the environment.
Environmental ScienceThe interdisciplinary study of the environment including fields such as biology, geography, oceanography and atmospheric science.
EpidemiologyThe study of health and disease in populations.
Evolutionary BiologyEvolutionary processes and the history of life forms on Earth.
ForestryThe science and practice of conserving, managing and extracting resources from forests.
GeneticsThe study of genes, genetic variation and heredity.
GerontologyThe study of aging.
Health ScienceThe application of science to health. An interdisciplinary branch of science.
HorticultureThe science and practice of cultivating plants.
Human BiologyThe study of the human species.
ImmunologyThe study of the immune system of organisms.
Marine BiologyOcean organisms and biological oceanography.
MedicineThe prevention and treatment of disease and injuries.
MicrobiologyThe science of microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria and fungi.
Molecular BiologyBiological processes at the molecular level.
MycologyThe study of fungi.
NeurobiologyThe study of the nervous system including the brain.
NutritionThe biological effect of food including nutrients or a lack of nutrients.
PathologyThe causes and effects of disease and injury.
PhysiologyThe functions and mechanisms of biological systems such as organ systems, organs and cells.
Sports MedicineMedicine related to physical fitness and sport.
TaxonomyThe classification of living organisms.
VirologyThe study of viruses and related diseases.
ZoologyThe study of the animal kingdom.