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CSULB students celebrating commencement
The Biological Sciences Department celebrates with our recent graduates, their family and friends, and our faculty and staff. We created a video compilation for everyone to enjoy. Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020!
oyster restoration
Our Biological Sciences Department conducts a wide variety of research throughout the year including projects designed to save our coastal wetlands, exploring the evolution of armored mammals, and discovering whether bees have an impact on native plant life.
oyster bed construction
Dr. Whitcraft's lab focuses on quantifying the effects of human activities on the structure and function of wetlands. The lab also works with land owners and resource agencies to design solutions that prevent further degradation and restore these ecosystems.
Eranthemum pulchelum flower, photo credit Laymon Ball
Biology Professor Amanda Fisher has received $1.8 million in NSF funding to digitize the university's plant collection as part of a large California-wide collaboration to understand the effects of climate change on flowering time.