San Marcos,
12:22 PM

Haynes Appointed Chair of CSUPERB Presidents’ Commission

California State University (CSU) Chancellor Timothy White has appointed California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) President Karen Haynes as chair of the CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB). CSUPERB’s mission is to develop a professional biotechnology workforce by mobilizing and supporting collaborative California State University (CSU) student and faculty research, innovating educational practices, and responding to and anticipating the needs of the life science industry.

In her new role, Dr. Haynes will be take on an advocacy role for the CSU’s biotechnology students and faculty, and work to ensure that the program remains aligned with the CSU system and CSUPERB strategy.

Biotechnology at CSUSM

Located in one of the largest biotech clusters in the world, Cal State San Marcos is taking its place as a premier educational intuition educating a well-prepared, lab-ready workforce for the growing industry.

Among the many opportunities available to students in the life sciences at CSUSM are programs in biotechnology, biochemistry, physics and nursing. Cal State San Marcos also offers an innovative professional science master’s in biotechnology which combines master’s level science, professional preparation, core MBA business courses, and an internship or work experience. The Professional Science Master is an innovative graduate degree designed to allow students to pursue advanced training and excel in science without a Ph.D., while simultaneously developing highly-valued business skills without the additional time and money needed to obtain an MBA.