Biology majors at Seattle Pacific University graduate with a broad understanding of living organisms. Through immersion in scientific inquiry and problem solving, you’ll develop fundamental skills and knowledge for entering a wide range of careers, including those in medicine, environmental science, research, and teaching.
Angie Vazquez (BS Physiology '21) spent her summer engaged in scientific research as part of the Pathways Undergraduate Research internship program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Angie, working in the lab of Dr. Michael Emerman, measured the expression of a virally-regulated gene using several experimental techniques. She presented her data to the public as part of the program's symposium on August 23, 2019. Angie's long-term goal is to pursue a career in cancer biology and medicine.
Suzie Ruskin, a BS Physiology major (class of 2020), is featured in the latest SPU video, highlighting the advantages of being located in a major urban center. Suzie, who intends to pursue a career in medicine, is also working as a lab assistant in Dr. Phil Greenberg's lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.