Biotechnology is the application of technology to biological systems and living organisms. It generally refers to the techniques, tools, and procedures for modifying living organisms for human purposes in engineering, agriculture, science, technology, and medicine.


It's how we contribute to the regional and global economy.

On the rise

With people among the region, state, and nation all looking for solutions to problems and ways to conduct their lives more efficiently, biotech careers are on the rise, and many industry analysts predict hundreds of thousands of new biotechnology jobs coming available in the next few years.

That's a good thing for the hundreds of CSU Stanislaus graduates who have earned their degrees in science fields and have obtained much of the required knowledge to enter a career in biotechnology. Coupled with an expected increase in public and private funding for biotechnology research, it's promising to know that budding biotechnologists at CSU Stanislaus are on the right track.