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The 29th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium was held January 5-7, 2017, at the Santa Clara Marriott.

There were 290 posters presented by authors from 22 CSU campuses this year! 690 participants attended from CSU campuses, biotech companies & federal agencies.

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News & Announcements

Winter 2017 Faculty Consensus Group Meeting, Sunday, Jan. 8th. Special guest speaker: Dr. Bruce Alberts (UCSF).   Agenda here.

December 2016: 2016 Fall Faculty-Student Travel Grants   

November 2016: 2017 Howell-CSUPERB Research Scholarships

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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 recruit, engage, and help students persist in life science careers is to provide access to experiential learning opportunities in biotechnology research and entrepreneurship.

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