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Salmon & Schulmerich Winner

Salmon & Schulmerich Winner
Future surgeon Diego Barragán is the recipient on the 2014-15 Salmon & Schulmerich Award.

Graduation 2014

Graduation 2014
Save the date! The Biology Department's annual graduation ceremony will be held on June 13th.

The Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB)

The Collaborative Life Sciences Building (CLSB)
With state-of-the-art teaching labs and classrooms, as well as unparalleled research labs and infrastructure for PSU faculty, the CLSB will offer PSU students in the life sciences the premier educational experience in the Pacific Northwest when it opens in July 2014.

**The Biology office will be closed on Friday, June 13th for our annual graduation ceremony**

Biology Department Information

The Biology Department has 22 faculty, over 1,200 undergraduate majors, and over 70 graduate students and post-docs. Our faculty take an integrative approach to biology, encompassing all levels of biological organization from molecules to ecosystems. Our Department is committed to excellence in both research and teaching, and we strive to provide a rigorous, balanced education in Biology for all our students.

We share our offices and laboratories with Physics, Chemistry and Environmental Science Departments in the SRTC and Science Building 1. This close proximity with other disciplines helps foster interdisciplinary research at Portland State University. Teaching and research laboratories are further supported by the Herbarium, Invertebrate and Vertebrate Museums, extremophile DNA and microbial culture collections, an aquatic organism rearing facility, greenhouses and an electron microscope facility.

Planning to visit? We are located in SRTC rm 246 between SW Mill and Montgomery on SW 10th Ave. For directions, see the PSU campus map. If you don't find what you need here, please contact the department.