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. More information about the conference HERE.
2019 - Congratulations to the SF State Genentech Foundation Scholars for a decade of success. See the PhD success rate slide 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 - 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 - A study by Priceonimics found SF State to be first in diversity among the largest 100 universities. See the article HERE.