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Biology Student Organizations

There are many clubs and organizations at Drexel and students are encouraged to get involved beyond the classroom. For Biology majors, the following organizations are embedded in the Biology department and many of our students are members and officers in these discipline related organizations.

Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA)

The Biology Graduate Student Association (BGSA) was established in 2005 to provide a forum for information exchange between graduate students, faculty and administration. This includes issues such as: course development, teaching and research assistant responsibilities, department research environment and activities, and expectations for degree fulfillment.

The BGSA's mission is to encourage an active social environment among existing, new and prospective graduate students; to elevate the academic experience for both graduate and undergraduate students in the Department of Biology; to advance the research environment; to promote service in the surrounding community; and to set the stage for high-quality graduate student and faculty recruitment.

The BGSA is an organization that falls under the auspices of the University-wide Graduate Student Association. Through this affiliation, BGSA obtains funding for activities and promotes communication between graduate students in the Department of Biology and the rest of the University. The Department of Biology is a very diverse group, with research interests in molecular biology, immunology, ecology, paleobiology and more. The BGSA fosters communication among the graduate students within the department.

Learn more about the Drexel BGSA

Drexel Tri-Beta

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The Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society Omega Sigma Chapter of Drexel University is a biological honor society that promotes the advancement of scientific research and enhances understanding and knowledge of biology. Tri-Beta is a society of scholars within the Biology Department with a mission for service, community and mentorship through a love of biology.

Learn more about Tri-Beta at Drexel


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Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity is a society of men and women devoted to creating physicians of integrity with a life-long commitment to the guiding principles of philanthropy, deity, and education through fellowship, service, mentoring, and formal training in leadership, science, and ethics.

Learn more about PhiDE on Facebook at Phi Delta Epsilon - PA Gamma


Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students at Drexel Icon

The Minority Association of Pre-medical Students is a national organization that seeks to support the endeavors of ambitious minority pre-med students by cultivating relationships with professional medical students that aid with guidance and resources.

Learn more about the Minority Association of Pre-Medical Students at Drexel

Prospective Students

Please email or call us at 215.895.1805 with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!