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Main Office Contact Information: Monday – Friday, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm: CSUBio@colostate.edu or 970-491-7011

In-person Office Hours: Monday + Tuesday from 9:00 – 12:00, Wednesday + Thursday from 12:00 – 2:00

LeRoy Poff named University Distinguished Professor
LeRoy Poff, professor in the Department of Biology, has been named a Colorado State University Distinguished Professor, the University’s highest academic honor.

Welcome to the Department of Biology at Colorado State University. Our internationally-recognized research and education programs focus on organisms, diving into mechanistic detail about how they work, or stepping back to consider how they interact with each other and with their environment.  From cells to the biosphere, we make discoveries about fundamental questions in Biology, and we use this new knowledge to make the world a better place.  CSU Biology is a place where everyone is welcome to indulge their curiosity about the living world.

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National Geographic film reveals how CSU researchers track bird migration through feathers

“Feathers in Flight: The Bird Genoscape Project” is a National Geographic film featuring CSU’s innovative research focusing on bird migration and conservation.

Solving a mystery from the Dust Bowl to help plan for climate change

CSU researchers built an artificial drought to explore the “Dust Bowl paradox.”

Biology student conducts research on relationship between malaria-drug dosage and parasite-killing potential

Ana Ibarra, a first-generation student in the Department of Biology, was able to conduct remote research in the REU program

Biologists trace plants’ steady mitochondrial genomes to a gene found in viruses, bacteria

Their new understanding of the MSH1 gene could lend insight into why animal mitochondrial genomes tend to mutate more than those of plants.

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY

Colorado State University
Biology Building, Room 111

1878 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Telephone: 970-491-7011
Fax: 970-491-0649
Email: CSUBio@colostate.edu