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Biology students and professors doing research in a pond.

Student Research

Participation in research can be the most exciting and rewarding part of a student’s education and training as a scientist.

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A biology student on a boat.

Empowering Location

California's Central Coast provides countless opportunities for hands-on research that makes a difference in the local community and beyond.

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Biology students in a boat conducting research.

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Our undergraduate students are exposed to the full spectrum of biology career choices. They gain hands-on experience in real research projects under the guidance of energized faculty.

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SEMINAR:"Using Behavior to Predict & Identify Ill Health in Animals" by Dr. Julie Huzzey, Cal Poly Animal Science professor. Friday, March 6, 2015 from 10:10-11:00 am in 33-285. Hosted by Dr. Gita Kolluru.



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