CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology

Biotechnology improves our lives and our planet. It’s used to develop technologies and products such as biofuel, medicine and vaccines. The California State University’s Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) is a committed network of faculty, deans and presidents representing the CSU’s 23 campuses. Together, their work champions biotechnology innovation and helps students embark on life science careers through experiential learning opportunities.

CSUPERB is dedicated to developing a diverse and professional biotechnology workforce for California and the global economy.

Grant & Award Programs

Explore multiple opportunities for CSU biotechnology faculty and students.

See Open Program Calls

Grant Administration

Get answers to​ your questions and find out the status of your
​​​gr​ant. ​

Post Award Grant Management​

Grants Database

Easily search grants and awards managed by CSUPERB since it started in 1999.

Explore Projects


CSUPERB has supported CSU faculty and students with more than $16 million grants and awards, creating opportunity and change.
*CSUPERB reporting as of July, 2022​ ​

About Us

Every year, nearly 100 CSU faculty members, deans, and presidents at the 23 CSU campuses collaborate to carry out the work of CSUPERB.

Learn About CSUPERB


Access our library of video resources, including presentations from webinars, conferences, and CSUPERB events.

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Biotechnology  Symposium

Join over 600 participants as you broaden your  knowledge of the latest biotechnologies and innovations and tap into the  abundant career opportunities available to you.​

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Annual Reports

See CSUPERB in action and learn how its work is transformative for students and faculty in biotechnology.

News & Announcements

Read about CSUPERB grant announcements and news in the biotechnology community.


CSUPERB Newsletter

Our monthly newsletter includes updates and opinions on biotech education, entrepreneurship, research and workforce development.


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