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SF State's Department of Biology offers a dynamic learning environment, exciting research opportunities, and mentorship by world-class scientists. Our undergraduate and graduate programs in cell and molecular biology, conservation biology, ecology and systematics, marine biology, microbiology, physiology, botany and zoology, and biology education are all designed to train and educate students to meet the challenges of leadership roles in the biological sciences. We invite you to explore our exceptional educational and research opportunities.



We are being required to shelter in place. We will be conducting as much work online as possible.
In the meantime  EMAIL the biology office for more information:

Advisors Summer 2020
Biology Advisors Zoom Links


Congratulations Biology Students!

Biology Virtual Recognition Ceremony Recording

Biology Recognition Program (here)

Congratulations Spring 2020
Graduate Distinguished Achievement Awardees

Luis Angel Ayala
Amanda Chen
Coohleen Coombes
Katharine Anne Gelinas
Aaron Michael Goodman
Jesus Hinojosa Paiz
Wesley Huang
Emily Kossa
Brett Meissner
Walter Orellana


Information for Prospective Students
Department of Biology | Virtual Gator Days

Current Undergraduate Student Information

Graduate Research and Creative Works Showcase
View current students projects

How to Change your Major
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