Welcome to the Department of Biology

Phone: 909.537.5305
Fax: 909.537.7038
Department Office: BI-302


Upcoming Events in the Biology Department

30 Mar: First day of Spring Break

6 April: First day of Spring classes

17 April: Department Seminar (3:30 pm in CS-142)
        Weiming Yuan, Keck School of Medicine, USC

8 May: Department Seminar (3:30 pm in CS-142)
        Senta Georgia, Children's Hospital LA and Keck School of Medicine, USC

22 May: Department Seminar (3:30 pm in CS-142)
        Thomas Mast, Eastern Michigan Univresity

5 June: Department Seminar (3:30 pm in CS-142)
        Patrick Ferree, Keck Science Dept., Claremont Colleges

12 June: Student Research Colloquium (3:30 pm in CS-142)


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Mission of the Biology Department



Department News

Information on career exploration tools that are available on campus has been added to the "Careers" page

Applications are now being accepted from local K-5 teachers for a summer workshop course on "Plants and the Environment for the K-5 Classroom".

Applications for the Stem Cell Research Program are now closed. The next round of appications will be due December 1, 2015.

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

Applications for Summer Internships in Ecological Restoration are closed for this year. Applications for next year will be available in Winter 2016.

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Information about research misconduct from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

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Student Financial Assistance

Assumption Program of Loans for Education

Financial assistance is available for students entering the teaching profession in science and certain other subjects. For information see the APLE (Assumption Program of Loans for Education) website.


Competitive 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.


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