Research Centers and Affiliates
On-campus Research Centers
A five-year award from the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities supports the development of infrastructure for research on health disparities. Its goal is to encourage and support SF State faculty who are doing or planning to do research on the root causes of inequities in health and access to health care and/or studying ways to design and test interventions that aim to eliminate these inequities.
Part of a University-wide strategic thrust towards interdisciplinary research and education. It addresses the emerging trend of integration of life sciences and computational and mathematical sciences.
Engaging scientists and teachers in partnership, research and coursework to transform science teaching kindergarten through college.
San Francisco State University's Marine Laboratory: Advancing the understanding of the world’s complex marine and estuarine environments through research, education, and outreach, with a focus on San Francisco Bay. Many SFSU faculty and students with interests in Marine Biology are located here.
The California Academy of Sciences is more than a world-class natural history museum. It's an international leader in research, actively supporting 46 outstanding scientists in 11 fields of study that span the natural sciences. SFSU grad students may take advantage of the facilites. Most of the CAS curatorial researchers are also members of the Biology Graduate Faculty at SFSU.
On Monterey Bay MLML is an active reseach and teaching institution. It is governed by a consortium of 7 CSU campuses. SFSU grad students pursuing a M.S. in Marine Science are stationed at MLML.