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

Nathaniel Ross named U.S. Rhodes Scholar for 2023

Nathaniel Ross, CBS Undergraduate student is the first ASU Student in over 20 years to be selected as a 2023 Rhodes Scholar. Congratulations, Nathaniel!

Carolyn Compton among top female scientists in the world

For the first time, has published a list of the top 1,000 female scientists in the world. Carolyn Compton is one of the four faculty at Arizona State University that were recognized.

CBS/Global Futures grad student attends the Global Futures Conference in New York City

​Dina Ziganshina Lienhard, a fifth-year graduate student, attends the Global Futures Conference co-hosted by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University and the Earth…

Meet Environmental Ethicist Chris Rojas

Meet new Center faculty member Chris Rojas, Assistant Teaching Professor in life science ethics, specializing in environmental ethics.

Welcome New 2023 Biology and Society Graduate Students!

The Center for Biology and Society is delighted to welcome a new group of graduate students to the 2023 academic year. Read about their research interests, backgrounds, hobbies, and much more!

Dr. Krystal Tsosie to be ASU's first Indigenous human geneticist

Krystal Tsosie (Diné/Navajo Nation) is an advocate for Indigenous genomic and data sovereignty. She is a co-founder of the first U.S. Indigenous-led biobank, a 501(c)3 nonprofit research institution…

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