Center for Biology and Society


The Center for Biology and Society promotes diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice through what we value, what we do, and who we are.


The Center for Biology and Society promotes research, education, and engagement related to study of the life sciences and their interconnections with society. 

Center News

Reflections on Woods Hole and the History of Biology

Four ASU graduate students participated in the 34th annual History of Biology seminar at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, MA.

Congratulations to the Center for Biology and Society spring and summer 2023 graduates!

The Center is proud to recognize our 2023 MS and PhD graduates whose diverse interests represent the intellectual breadth of Biology and Society at ASU.

CBS Grad Student Carly Bush and Asst Professor Katelyn Cooper featured in ASU News

In a new study published in Life Sciences Education, ASU researchers Katey Cooper, Tala Araghi and Carly Busch highlight how active learning has the potential to both alleviate and exacerbate…

CBS Graduate Students Attend History of Biology Conference with a Friendly Tradition

Recent Bio & Society grads Dina Ziganshina Lienhard and Anna Clemencia Guerrero attended the 57th Joint Atlantic Seminar in the History of Biology.

Nicole Brewer named one of the 2023 Better Scientific Software Fellows

ASU graduate student awarded fellowship to improve scientific web applications

For the Love of Fossils: An Interview with Paige Madison

Paige is an alum of the Bio and Society Program. We spoke with her in February 2023 about her fascination with fossils and her academic path.
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