About the Biology Department

Welcome to the Department of Biology at Seattle Pacific University! We are located in Eaton Hall, and offer a variety of degrees to help students achieve their long-term educational and career goals.

The Department of Biology has four primary goals:

  1. We seek to promote the scientific study of life.
  2. We work to improve communication and critical thinking in issues related to biology.
  3. We strive for excellence in scientific training for those who pursue careers in scientific fields.
  4. We are committed to the development of personal integrity and wholeness in our community of faculty and students.
  • News
  • The Biology Club is sponsoring the "Bone Marrow Registration Drive and Diabetes Awareness" on May 8 and 9, 2014, from 9am to 5pm in the SUB Gazebo Room. Volunteers are also needed to help with the drive - if you are able to help, please fill out the this Google doc.
  • Research by Associate Professor of Biology Ryan Ferrer and Ecology major Alli Cutting is featured in the current issues of Response and etc.
  • Amber Givens (Cell & Molecular Biology and Biochemistry double-major) is featured in the current issue of Response.
  • Students: registration for the 2014 Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference is now open! The registration deadline is April 15, 2014. Please consider sharing your research with the SPU community!
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  • Upcoming Events
  • May 8 - 9, 2014: "Bone Marrow Registration Drive and Diabetes Awareness", 9am - 5pm each day in the SUB Gazebo Room
  • May 16, 2014: Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference