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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

In the Spotlight

New technology enhances production of cells used in research and medical imaging with single-cell accuracy.

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Novel approach to engineered cells may enable molecular medical imaging

Researchers will collect samples from wildlife to test for SARS-CoV-2 with a goal of monitoring for potential spillback to humans.

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Testing 58 wildlife species for SARS-CoV-2 among goals of $4.5M USDA grant

A new study reveals when race-based differences in the gut microbiome appear, highlighting a need for more inclusive microbiome science.

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Gut bacteria variation among human social groups emerges by three months of age