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Honors and Awards

May 2014

Dr. Steven Welch, founding faculty member for the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, is awarded the status of Professor Emeritus.

March 2014

Dr. Bianca Mothé, Director of Community Service Learning and a faculty member in the Biotechnology program, was invited to serve on an NIH permanent study, Vaccines Against Microbial Diseases Study Section.

February 2014

Dr. Robert Sheath, Biological Sciences, has had a new group of red algae named for him.  Sheathia, a newly identified genus can be found in freshwater streams both locally and worldwide.  Read more....


Since 2008, CSUSM's Biotechnology program has been working with a California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Bridges to Stem Cell Research Training Grant.