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Department of Biological Sciences

Spring 2020 Semester begins on Tuesday, January 21!

Spring 2020 classes will begin on Tuesday, January 21, 2020. In the meanwhile, the university will generally be open. With that said, you may want to call ahead to check on the open hours for the program office(s) you are planning to visit. Please note, the university will be closed on Monday, January 20, 2020 to observe the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. For more information on key dates for Spring 2020, click on the link below.Read More

A New Faculty Member Has Joined the Department!

We are happy to announce that we have a new tenure-track faculty member joining our department! Dr. Jenny Hazlehurst is an ecologist and her research focuses on the ecology and conservation of the plant-pollinator relationship. Dr. Hazlehurst will be teaching BIOL 140B, Organismal Biology, and BIOL 650, Seminar in Ecology and Evolution, and setting up her research lab this Spring 2020 semester. If you are interested in conducting research with her as a graduate or an undergraduate student, please do not hesitate to contact her (see more info at the link below). In the meanwhile, please join us in welcoming Dr. Hazlehurst to our department!!Read More

Major Advising Available!

If you need biology major advising, you are in luck! There are several options for major advising this fall: 1) You can visit the staff advisors in the College of Science Student Service Center. Information for signing up for an appointment can be found at the link below; 2) You can visit one of the Biology Department's Faculty Advisors. See more information about their contact information and office hours at the link below. Read More

Here we have posted information that may be of interest to current biology majors. We will continue to add new information here so please check back regularly. Also, do not hesitate to suggest additional categories of information that you would like to see posted!

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September 2017

  • The department welcomes two new faculty members, Dr. Guiton and Dr. Almeida.

August 2017


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Contact Us

Department of Biological Sciences
  • North Science, room 429
  • 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd.
  • Hayward, CA 94542
  • Office Hours:
  • 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM, M-Th
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, F
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