Innovative. Interdisciplinary. Diverse.
We are one of top 60 public research universities in the nation. Research at SDSU engages our students in education and provides discoveries, interventions and solutions that better the world. Our researchers are educators, scholars, humanitarians, scientists, engineers, health poviders, creatives and students.
How does a tumor escape the normal checks and balances that keep cells healthy and cancer-free? Chemistry professor Christal Sohl examines how enzymes, the protein workhorses of human cells, go rogue in ways that lead to cancer.
A study found the bacteria present near coral reefs ebb and flow throughout the day, changes that are synchronized across reefs separated by hundreds of miles.
A mix of curiosity and motivation fueled Pedro Torres during his doctoral studies at SDSU, where he authored 12 scientific papers, including one with positive implications for women's health.
Summer Research Abroad
SDSU faculty are traveling the globe this summer to conduct critical fieldwork in countries like Vietnam, South Africa, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Spain, France and elsewhere. Follow along with our series:
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