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The Eberly College of Science

Department of Biology

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Undergraduate biology program

With a program that lets you explore your scientific interests, gain real-world experience, and make valuable connections with faculty experts, you’ll turn your passion for science into the start of a fulfilling career.

PSU Biology Microscope

Excel in your research, elevate your scientific prowess, and make contributions that enhance the world at large.

Graduate biology program

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A Penn State study shows that water optical quality in coral reefs is fundamental to protect coral biodiversity and prevent reef degradation

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Seth Bordenstein will begin as director of the Penn State Microbiome Center on Aug 1.

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Seth Bordenstein named director of the Penn State Microbiome Center

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