Department of Biology

Contact information

Department Office: BI-302
Phone: (909) 537-5305   -   FAX: (909) 537-7038
Mailing Address: Biology Dept, CSUSB, 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA 92407

Upcoming Events in the Biology Department

21 Sept: First day of fall classes.

13 Oct: Department Seminar (4:00 pm, CS-142)
Nelson Membreno, MS, CSU San Bernardino

27 Oct: Department Seminar (4:00 pm, CS-142)
Fred Mast, PhD, CIDR & Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle, WA

3 Nov: Department Seminar (4:00 pm, CS-142)
Jeremy Mallari, PhD, Cal State San Bernardino

17 Nov: Department Seminar (4:00 pm, CS-142)
Heidy Contreras, PhD, University of La Verne

20 Nov: 2017 California Stem Cell Consortium Symposium 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Santos Manuel Student Union, CSUSB

1 Dec: Biology Student Research Colloquium (4:00 pm, CS-142)

Mission of the Biology Department


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Department News

From the CSUSB Office of Strategic Communication: Biology student success story: Rosyli Reveron (10/14/2017).

From the CSUSB Office of Strategic Communication: Biology student success story: Sarah Ruddle (6/1/2017).

Applications for participation in the 2018 Stem Cell Scholars Internship Program are now available. They are due 31 October 2017. (Download application in Word format.) Further information is available at the 'Bridges to Stem Cell Research' website.

Changes to the course requirements for bachelor's degrees in Biology took effect in Fall 2016. For further information, please visit the Undergraduate Program page.

Applications for the Biol-2-Med Articulation Program with Western University are due in January.

SOAR Students: View the Biology SOAR advising PowerPoint presentations for Coyote First-STEP students or for other incoming students.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Noyce Scholarships and MASS Scholarships

Scholarships are available on a competitive basis to upper division students at CSUSB earning a science or mathematics degree and a single-subject teaching credential. The Noyce Math and Science Scholars for the Inland Empire program and the Math and Science Scholars Scholarship (MASS) program are funded by the National Science Foundation.