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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

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Laurel Seemiller awarded NIH Kirschstein-NRSA postdoctoral fellowship

New research shows how lung cancer cells survive better and exhibit less damage when exposed to cigarette smoke than non-cancer cells.

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Lung cancer cells protected from cigarette smoke damage, researchers find

Toews will study genetic differences among closely related bird species.

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David Toews receives 2024 National Science Foundation CAREER Award