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Research at SFSU

The Biology Department at SFSU is an energetic community dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge and providing a rich educational environment. Supported by highly skilled technical and administrative staff, our 47 full-time diverse faculty conduct cutting-edge research to provide abundant training opportunities for our more than 1500 undergraduate and 150 graduate students. 


Our faculty and staff conduct research that spans biology, including 


Our on campus state-of-the-art facilities and resources include:

Research Centers and Affiliates