The faculty has been organized in 1943 as a part of pedagogical institute as branch «Natural sciences and geography», and in 1948 it is organized as separate faculty. In 1976 in connection with opening of Nukus state university it has been re organized on faculty «Biology Chemistry».
In 1989 the given faculty has been divided on two faculties “Biology” and “Chemistry”. In 1997-2011 began to function as Natural sciences faculty, in 2011-2015 – «Natural sciences and geography», and in 2015-2019 – Natural sciences. In 2019 the given faculty has been divided into two faculties “Biology” and «Geography and natural resources».
A.Buleshov was the first dean of faculty. Supervised over faculty: in 1960-1965 of prof. S.Erejepov, in 1967-1968 of A.Tleubergenov, in 1968-1986 doc. K.Aytbaev, in 1986-1987 K.Uteniyazov, in 1988-1994 of prof. B.Allamuratov, in 1994-2001 doc. P.Xalmuratov, in 2001-2005 doc. G.Xodjaeva, in 2005-2006 doc. R.Tlegenov, in 2006-2007 M.Aymbetov, in 2007-2008 doc. A.K.Uteniyazov, in 2008-2011 doc. B.S.Gaipov, in 2011-2013 doc. M.Jumanov, in 2013-2018 doc. A.T.Esimbetov. Since 2019 as the dean of faculty works Doctor of Biological Science Yakub Ametov.
For today as a part of faculty chairs «the General biology and physiology», «Ecology and soil science», «Agroecology and introduction of medical herbs».
In faculty the 5140100-biology, 5630100-ecology and preservation of the environment, 5141000-soil science, 5111000-vocational training (5140100-agrochemistry and agro soil science), 5111000-vocational training (5630100-ecology and preservations of the environment), 5411100-technology of preparation and processing of herbs prepare experts in a direction. Besides, in Magistracy department will prepare masters on a specialty 5А140101 – Biology (on science branches), 5А140103 – Ichthyology and hydrobiology, 5А630102 – Ecology (on branches and directions).
Now by preparation of young shots of employment conduct academician B.Mambetnazarov, the professor and the doctor of sciences: G.Asenov, A.Matchanov, S.Mambetullaeva, M.Ibragimov, M.Jumanov, and also philosophy of sciences and senior lecturers P.Khalmuratov, N.Mamutov, Q. Kosnazarov, A.Saitova, R.Koshanova, G.Turemuratova, A.Kurbanova etc.
At Biology faculty 57 professors – teachers, from them 1 academician, 6 doctors of sciences, 17 philosophy of sciences, 34 assistants and trainees teachers work. The general scientific potential makes 40,3 %. Per 2019-2020 at faculty 916 students are trained.
Department of faculty:
- General biology and physiology
- Chair Ecology and soil sciences
Direction of bachelor:
5140100 – Biology
5630100 Ecology and environmental protection
5141000 – Soil science
5111000-Professional education (5140100-Agrochemistry and soil science)
5111000-Professional education (5630100-Ecology and environmental protection)
Master’s degree programs:
5А140101 – Biology (for branches of science)
5А140103 – Ichthyology and Hydrobiology
5А630102 – Ecology (according to branches and areas)
Teaching staff: 57
Scientific potential: 40.3%