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Our department has on-site greenhouse facilities that allow growth of plants at three different climates. This allows for student experience in our botany courses of both in field and more exotic flora in the greenhouse. This area is also available for student research purposes.

Cellular and Molecular Biotech Labs

The biology department has some of the latest and greatest research instruments available for research and class use. This includes the following:

  • Quantitative Real Time Thermocyclers
  • Guava Incyte Flow Cytometer
  • Leica Fluorescent microscopes
  • Colorimetric and fluorescent plate readers
  • Biosafety cabinets and incubators for tissue and cell culture
  • Nanodrop spectrophotometers
  • Mercury Analyzers
  • Seahorse metabolism bioanalyzer
  • Walk-in incubators, shaker incubators, water baths
  • -20C freezers, -80C freezers, liquid nitrogen cryopreservation

Field Sites

The biology department has active collaborations with surrounding areas that provide access to phenomenal field sites for our biology and Wildlife and Natural Resources students. This includes Lake Pueblo, Colorado Fish and Wildlife, the Pueblo Chemical Depot, Pueblo Nature and Raptor Center, and several large private ranches.

Shot of three students in online, in person, and hybrid learning formats.

Get Ready for Fall 2020

Cross-campus plans have been developed that allow for in-person, hybrid, and online class experiences that will help you to tailor your schedule in a flexible way that meets your personal needs.

Biology Department

Faculty and Staff

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