2021 - SEO scholar Loni Matthews made a video for Black Scholars in Marnine Science (BIMS). She takes viewers on a journey to learn about microplastics and how they impact the environment for Pacific Mole Crabs and their predators. See the YouTube video HERE.
2021 - SEO Scholars named as CSU Pre-Doctoral Scholars to further support their research. See the article HERE.
2021 - Check out the Gator Talk presentation on research opportunities given by Dr. Megumi Fuse, Dr. Linda Chen, & Elaine Sidori HERE.
2020 - Professor Blake Riggs selected as one of 1,000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America. See the article HERE.
2020 - SF State science coding programs boost biotech diversity. See the article HERE.
2020 - Faculty and Students at SF State's Health Equity Research Lab were part of a project to make the short film If these Cells Could Talk based on research into African American collegiate males and their relative telomere length. See the video HERE.
2020 - $2 million in grants to deliver cutting-edge equipment for student science research. See the detials HERE.
2020 - Congratulations to the SACNAS at SFSU chapter. They won the SACNAS 2020 award for Outstanding Professional Development.
2020 - SF State Magazine published an article about the Genentech Foundation Scholars program titled "Head Space: A new grant is helping SF State’s scientists of tomorrow focus less on making ends meet and more on cutting-edge research." See the article HERE.
2020 - Congratulations to our SEO Scholars entering PhD prgograms this year! Check out the list of 27 students & the programs they were accepted to HERE.
2019 - SF State alumna and former SEO Scholar, Shawntel Okonkwo, gave a TEDx Talk at UCLA. See "Intersectionality will save the future of science" HERE.
2019 - Thank you to the SACNAS at SFSU students who volunteered to help with the qBio Conference held at SF State this summer, which was co-sponsored by the UCSF STC Center for Cellular Construction. We couldn't have done it without you.
2019 - Congratulations to the SF State Genentech Foundation Scholars for a decade of success. See the PhD success rate slide HERE.
2019 - SFSU BIOL 861-Science Communication class made a youtube channel about SFSU science. There are some good interviews with students doing research by RISE scholar, Jordan Solomon. See the videos HERE.
2018 - BRIDGES TO THE FUTURE; Celebrating 26 Years of Increasing Diversity in STEM - COSE recently hosted a celebration including SEO alumni and current students, faculty and staff. Professor Bayliss was honored for starting the MS/PhD Bridges program at SF State 26 years ago. To see photos of the celebration, follow the link HERE, click on the gallery called "Frank Bayliss Retirement Party SFSU 2018", and the password is 92618.
2018 - To honor the 25+ years since the SEO programs started, we made a brief video about the programs. See the video HERE.
2017- Congratulations to former SEO scholars, Sofia Prado-Irwin and Alicia Bird on their recent publication, "Intraspecific Variation in the Skin-Associated Microbiome of a Terrestrial Salamander." See the article HERE. Also, the article made the cover of the issue of Microbial Ecology.
2017 - SEO scholar Monet Jimenez was featured in a video about the joint UCSF-SFSU STC Center for Cellular Construction scholarship. See the video HERE.
2017 - The SACNAS at SFSU group had a canned/dried food drive and donated the food to the NorCal - Bay Area Wildfire victims.
2017 - SEO had 20 scholars accepted by PhD programs this year. Congratulations! See the details HERE.
2017 - SF State Advances Science by Ensuring Labs Are Open to All. A University article about the SEO Office, and other training Programs, and featuring an SEO alum, Audra Johnson. See the details HERE.
2016 - SEO had 24 scholars accepted by PhD programs this year. Congratulations! See the details HERE.
2016 - SF State alumn, former SEO scholar, and now PhD candidate Matilde Miranda made a video for LabTV about becoming a medical scientist. See the video HERE. Matilde talks about the positive research experiences that she had at SF State as an undergraduate.
2016 - A study by Priceonimics found SF State to be first in diversity among the largest 100 universities. See the article HERE.