Research Opportunities

The Biology Department at SF State is an energetic community dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge and providing a rich educational environment. Supported by highly skilled technical and administrative staff, our 37 full-time diverse faculty conduct cutting-edge research to provide abundant training opportunities for undergraduate students and graduate students.  

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SF State Faculty Research

Learn about current research opportunities across 37 labs. 

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Funding

Find out about many fellowship and scholarship opportunities to fund your education and research.

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Centers and Core Facilities

Browse our centers and core facilities, made available through Bay Area collaborations and partnerships.

 

 

Our Students Publish Their Research in Reputable Scientific Journals

Frederick Santana

Frederick Santana

Burrus Lab
MS, Cell and Molecular Biology, 2019
Current UCSF Tetrad Program Ph.D. Student

Galli, Lisa M., et al. "Direct visualization of the Wntless-induced redistribution of WNT1 in developing chick embryos." Developmental biology 439.2 (2018): 53-64.

Tyler Phelps

Tyler Phelps

Rocha Lab at the California Academy of Sciences
MS, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Biology, 2021

Shepherd, Bart, et al. "Plectranthiasahiahiata, a new species of perchlet from a mesophotic ecosystem at Rapa Nui (Easter Island)(Teleostei, Serranidae, Anthiadinae)." ZooKeys 762 (2018): 105.

Jordan Greer

Jordan Greer

Zink Lab and co-advised by Swei and Vredenburg Labs
MS, Physiology, 2017

Greer, Jordan A., et al. "Parental care alters the egg microbiome of maritime earwigs." Microbial Ecology 80.4 (2020): 920-934.

 

View a list of student publications to learn more about research labs at SF State. Find opportunities to get started doing research on campus and apply your experience to medical school, graduate school, and beyond!

 

 

We Celebrate Our Successes in BioCONNECT Newsletter

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We Partner to Provide Students Opportunities

Industry Partnerships

Industry Partnerships

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