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.


Place Type

Academic and Service


Upcoming Events

Free Movie Screening: The True Cost

Free Movie Screening: The True Cost 10/26 7pm

The Sustainability Living & Learning Community Presents A Free Screening of: The True Cost With an introduction by Professor Martin Bide, Textiles, Fashion...

Distinguished Visiting International Scholar: Remote Sensing of Natural Surfaces—Monitoring Tsunamis

Distinguished Visiting International Scholar:... 11/16 6pm

Dr. Charles-Antoine Guérin is a Professor at the University of Toulon, France, where he leads an ocean radar remote sensing group, which is part of the...

CELS & College of Engineering Fellowship Celebration

CELS & College of Engineering Fellowship... 12/13 9am

The College of the Environment and Life Sciences & College of Engineering are pleased to invote you to this year's Undergraduate Fellowship Celebration on...

Recent Events

Professor Panel 10/11/2016

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Dion Rubio

Dion Rubio left a positive review 2/26/2015

It was inspiring to hear a man talk of his past, and the upbringing of himself along with the great Black Panther Panther. He helped to open my eyes to some of the lies, and the things that were excluded, that were in my history books growing up. I hope to take the wisdom he bestowed on me and turn that into knowledge for my own use. I now carry the BPP spirit with me as I am better acquainted with their true goals and wishes.

Jessika da Rocha Silva

Jessika da Rocha Silva left a positive review 2/20/2014

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Vanessa Garcia Polanco left a positive review 11/18/2013

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Mary Jane Palm

Mary Jane Palm left a positive review 5/2/2012

This was an excellent way to get a handle on who the major players are in the state and what our current status is.

Amber Lisi

Amber Lisi left a positive review 4/14/2012

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.

Thupten Tendhar

Thupten Tendhar left a positive review 3/20/2012

I liked it very much!

Kristen L'Esperance

Kristen L'Esperance left a positive review 2/14/2012

Very informative and helpful. Wasnt crowded so it only took 10 minutes to get my resume reviewed.

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