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Advising

CST provides advising to all majors and this advising is especially helpful in the freshman and senior year as students navigate pre-requisite classes as freshmen and graduation requirements at the end of their undergraduate education. Equally important, the biology department has faculty advisors to help students with course selection especially independent study reading and research courses. Links below will take you to each of these advising sites.

In addition to academic advising, students interested in professional degrees related to health such as medical and dental school, Temple has a health advising office. Students with professional school goals are encouraged to meet the pre-health advising staff when they enter Temple to being planning their courses and developing their application portfolio early in their undergraduate career.

Students interested in teaching after college should investigate the TU Teach program and general career advising is offered. The career advising sponsors job fairs with employers in the area prepared to hire CST students. Links to both of these opportunities are provided.

CST advising

Pre-health advising

Student professional development

TU Teach


Biology Department Advisors:

Dr. Angela Bricker
Faculty Advisor for Biology majors
Biology-Life Sciences Building, Room 248C
215-204-8578
abricker@temple.edu

Dr. Jay Lunden
Faculty Advisor for Introduction to Biology for Majors (BIOL 1111/1911/2112/2912)
Biology-Life Sciences Building, Room 248-M
215-204-8524
jlunden@temple.edu

Dr. Eleni Anni
Faculty Advisor for the Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience major
Biology-Life Sciences Building, Room 352B
215-204-5764
eleni.anni@temple.edu

Dr. Caryn Babaian and Dr. Sudhir Kumar
Faculty Advisors for the Genomic Medicine major
Science Education and Research Center, Room 602
215-204-1814
igem_edu@temple.edu

Dr. Brent Sewall
Faculty Advisor for the Ecology, Evolution, and Biodiversity major
Biology-Life Sciences Building, Room 203
215-204-6115
bjsewall@temple.edu