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Wiess School of Natural Sciences


The Wiess School of Natural Sciences comprises six departments: - Biosciences - Chemistry - Earth Science - Kinesiology - Mathematics - Physics & Astronomy Natural Sciences faculty participate in several Interdisciplinary institutes and centers including the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Richard E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice Quantum Institute, the W.M. Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience Training, Gulf Coast Consortia, and Rice Space Institute. Research partnerships encompass local institutions including Baylor College of Medicine, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, NASA, The University of Texas Health Science Center, the University of Texas Medical Branch, and University of Houston, plus foundations, museums, industries, and other universities and corporations worldwide.

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