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PSU Biology Graduate Program. Apply today!

PSU Biology Graduate Program. Apply today!
The PSU Biology department offers MST, MA, MS, and PHD programs. For more information please visit the link below. Applications are due February 15, 2016.

Salmon & Schulmerich Scholarship

Salmon & Schulmerich Scholarship
Two Biology Department alumni, John Salmon (BS ’67 and MA ’72) and Marcia Schulmerich (BS ’69), have generously endowed this scholarship.

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.
Biology Department Information

The Biology Department has 21 faculty, over 1,200 undergraduate majors, and over 65 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 room 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.

      

Biology Student Priority Registration Period

The Biology Department has a priority registration period for Biology Majors and Minors only. All other non-majors/minors will be able to register once the priority registration period is over. Spring Term 2016:

BI 213/216 (Principles of Biology Lecture & Lab): Opens to non-biology majors/minors on March 4, 2016.
BI 300-400 (All upper division biology courses): Opens to non-biology majors/minors on March 1, 2016.