Biology Department Chair

Paul Smith

Welcome to the CSUB Biology Department.  CSUB Bakersfield's Department of Biology offers a hands-on learning environment, cutting edge research opportunities, and mentorship by top research scientists. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are all designed to train and educate students to take on leading roles in the biological sciences. We invite you to explore our many educational and research opportunities.



Paul Smith

Professor and Chair of Biology

Kansas State University (M.S., Ph.D.)
California State University, Bakersfield (B.S.)

Specialties: Cellular adaptations in skeletal muscle following stress; aging and muscles

Office: Science 1, Room 219
Office Phone: (661) 654-2385
Email: psmith3@csub.edu