CSU Program for Education & Research in Biotechnology

CSUPERB seeds biotechnology innovation and educates a diverse, professional workforce for California and the global economy.

Open Grant & Award Program Calls

  • CSUPERB Ideas Lab

    The Request for Applications (RFA) for the NSF supported 2019 CSUPERB Ideas Lab program is now open.  Follow the "Learn More" link for more information including the RFA and application process. Deadline Friday, August 2 before 5:00 p.m. pacific time.

  • Learn More About the CSUPERB Ideas Lab

  • Special Events Program

    The Request for Proposals (RFP) for the AY 2019-2020 Special Events Program is now open. This program has a rolling deadline throughout the academic year.

  • Download Request for Proposal

Upcoming Events

Faculty Consensus Group Meeting, Monday, August ​5, Chancellor's Office, Long Beach​
Strategic Planning Council Meeting, Tuesday, August 6, Chancellor's Office, Long Beach

32nd Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium January 16-18, 2020, Santa Clara Marriott

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The monthly CSUPERB newsletter includes news from the CSU's biotech community, but also news and opinions about biotechnology education, entrepreneurship, research, and workforce development.

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Who We Are

Every year, nearly 100 CSU faculty members, deans and presidents at the 23 CSU campuses collaborate to carry out the work of CSUPERB. 

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CSUPERB believes the best way to engage and help all students embark on life sciences careers is to invest in and provide access to experiential learning opportunities in biotechnology research and entrepreneurship.

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Contact Us

Email: csuperb@mail.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-2822         
Office: San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego, CA 92182-1011

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