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Autism Center Answers Growing Need for Community Services

“We want to be a focal point for researchers, students and trainees, faculty, families and community, the additional space, she said, makes for a more comprehensive approach to training of future clinicians, scientists and therapists in autism and related …

New Research Findings on Eating Disorders Among Young Children

SDSU Department of Psychology researchers found that girls did not experience significantly greater eating disorder diagnoses than boys at age 9 and 10.By La Monica Everett-Haynes It was during a team meeting and discussion about the Adolescent Brain and...

Residual Tobacco Smoke Easily Pollutes New, Clean Materials

According to an interdisciplinary team of SDSU researchers, existing smoking regulations do not prevent unintended exposure to residual tobacco smoke. By La Monica Everett-Haynes The scent of stale tobacco may be found in thrift stores, decade-old books,...

SDSU Computer Science Students Takes 2nd Place at Hack.LAMobility Hackathon

The group name is "Safety in Motion" The problem that they wanted is to solve is how can we reduce traffic in Los Angeles? The Olympics in Los Angeles will be hosted in 2028, and there's already so much traffic in LA. I joined a team that didn't...

Research Horizons: Lluvia Flores-Rentería’s California Flora Research

The SDSU ecologist explores how climate change is affecting California plant life. By Kellie Woodhouse with video by Scott Hargrove How is climate change affecting Southern California flora? This question is at the very center of San Diego State University...

Researchers Peer Into the Molecular Structure of Spider Silk

The joint study with Northwestern University unravels the very beginning of the fiber-spinning process and could aid in development of an artificial version. By Jeff Ristine The most amazing power of the Black Widow spider isn’t its fearsome...

Promising Compound Draws Grant for SDSU Heart Institute

“In 2019 we hope to expand and extend the results that we’ve gotten so far and do studies in larger animals, (where) the hearts are more like a human heart than the mouse heart,” said Glembotski, whose grant application achieved a rare perfect score from its NIH review panel. “Once we’ve completed those studies…

For Night Vision, Snakes See a Clear Choice

San Diego State University doctoral student Hannes Schraft wanted to learn whether rattlesnakes find their way around at night with their eyes alone, or get an assist from the same thermal-sensing abilities they use to hunt prey.

Advance your Career with a Degree in Science

SDSU’s College of Sciences is the region’s largest center for science education and research. Comprising eight departments and various specialties, our College offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as curricula for pre-professional students in medicine, veterinary medicine, and dentistry. Our coursework is enhanced by research centers that provide our students with real-world experience and seminars given by notable leaders in the field. We also maintain off-campus sites at the Mt. Laguna Observatory, Coastal Waters Laboratory, and nearly 9,000 acres comprising four biological sciences research stations. Our faculty remain leaders in their disciplines through their research, enabling our students to benefit from both practical classroom instruction, as well as hands-on laboratory work with our professors.

QUICK FACTS: 2017-18 COLLEGE OF SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES GRADUATES

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EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FUNDING

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