Ask your professor which citation style is preferred.
American Psychological Association (APA), Council of Science Editors (CSE), National Library of Medicine (NLM), American Medical Association (AMA), New England Journal of Medicine (NJEM) and other styles may be used in the biological sciences. Please see linked Citation Style Guides:
APA Style Guides:
College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
FLITE, Ferris State University
Northern Michigan University
Many journals have their own citation style, most of which are largely based off of another major style, such as National Library of Medicine citation style. The Instructions for Authors is where you'll find the proper citation style for a specific journal, such as the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
NEJM Style Guide:
Contact The Writing Center at Ferris for assistance with all aspects of academic writing, including review of student papers. See link below!