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
  • Are you a rising junior or senior interested in summer research internships? This is the time to apply - many programs have February/March deadlines. Please see the research internships page for a listing of available internships.
  • What role do faculty at SPU play in helping students develop into "competent, alert, complex thinkers"? Read Associate Professor of Biology Cara Wall-Scheffler's answer in the current issue of Response.
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  • Upcoming Events
  • Feb. 5, 2015: Interprofessional Grand Rounds, Demaray 150, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm