Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences

120 Flagg Rd, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

In the College of the Environment and Life Sciences, students develop new scientific knowledge and partner with world class faculty in the laboratory and in the field, steeped in the sense that stewardship of the earth's resources is at the heart of their experience with us. Whether they engage in the study of marine biology or biotechnology, nutrition or environmental science, CELS students work with professors who are also nationally recognized researchers, conducting cutting edge science to meet the pressing needs of the global community.
Our Center for Biotechnology and Life Sciences houses state-of-the-art teaching facilities, high-tech research labs, a genomics center and aquarium facility, all to meet the needs of the College's programs in biotechnology and in the environmental, life, and health sciences.


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Academic and Service


Upcoming Events

URI in Bermuda Program - Fall 2015 Information Session

URI in Bermuda Program - Fall 2015 Information... 2/2 4:00pm

Information session for student interested in the fall 2015 URI in Bermuda program at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS). Progam overview,...

CELS Seeds of Success Meeting

CELS Seeds of Success Meeting 2/3 5:00pm

Seeds of Success is a student run organization focused on helping underrepresented students at URI to succeed academically, socially and professionally...

Open Class: “Race, Gender, and The Comics: Why Are Race and Gender in the Same Sentence?”

Open Class: “Race, Gender, and The Comics: Why... 2/5 11:00am

Guest: Dr. Sheena Howard, editor of Black Comics: Politics of Race and Representation, will discuss “Race, Gender, and The Comics: Why Are Race and Gender in...

2015 Compost Conference

2015 Compost Conference 3/16 9:00am

This year's event is jointly sponsored by the URI Outreach Center and the Environment Council of Rhode Island. Attendees will see the state-of-the-art in...

National Strength & Conditioning Association RI State Clinic

National Strength & Conditioning... 3/28 8:00am

NSCA is a program that bridges the gap between excercise and science. It is a conference/workshop based event that is going to present information that is...

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I think this event was a success. Not only was the film interesting and informative, but the following presentation and discussion was very informative and interesting. There was a great turn out and I was glad to have been there.

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