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The Department of Biology at San Diego State University consists of faculty, students, and staff who strive to improve and augment biological education and knowledge through research and teaching, as well as to convey a passion and excitement about the biological world.

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Biology Department
North Life Sciences Room 102
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-4614

Phone: (619) 594-6767
Fax: (619) 594-5676

Mon-Fri: 8:00am-4:30pm
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The Mission of the Department of Biology at San Diego State University is to:

  • Conduct innovative and relevant research in the interrelated fields of cell and molecular biology, ecology, and evolutionary biology.
  • Teach and disseminate information about concepts and processes that inform our understanding of the living world.
  • Use our knowledge, skills and expertise to make a positive impact on both society and nature.