Welcome! At the Colorado State University Department of Biology, we believe that collaboration is essential to discovery. Our students are collaborating with each other to expand their perspective and skills. Our faculty are collaborating with colleagues around the world to find novel solutions and new paths in research, teaching, and service. And together, everyone at Colorado State University is helping to spread these discoveries throughout our state and the world. We are thankful and proud to have engaged alumni, partners, and friends like you.

News

Outstanding Grad: Brissa Chavez Mendoza, College of Natural Sciences

Before coming to Colorado State University, Brissa Chavez Mendoza knew she wanted to pursue a career in health care but wasn’t sure what exact direction she’d take.

Biology student seeks to protect endangered species; make research accessible to a broad audience

Sophomore Colorado State University biology student Noelle Mason has a passion for the black-footed ferret, and she’s working to protect it – along with many other species – using advanced biotechnology.

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.”