Biological Sciences Alumni Network

UCSD Biology alumni

Since 1960, the Division of Biological Sciences has been educating the next generation of leaders and thinkers. As key changemakers, Biological Sciences alumni are leading the way in biotechnology, scientific research, academia, medicine, law, finance, education and throughout industry. In fewer than five decades, the Division of Biological Sciences and UC San Diego have achieved a well-deserved reputation for academic and scientific excellence, innovation and achievement. Our alumni are a key reason why UC San Diego is renowned for scientific excellence in research, education and discovery.

We celebrate the leadership, expertise and experience of our 33,000+ alumni and encourage you to stay connected to the Division and University.

UC San Diego Alumni

Biological Sciences alumni are part of the larger UC San Diego Alumni network. The Triton network includes more than 185,000 alumni from the six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions, and five graduate and professional schools.

If you're a graduate of UC San Diego, you're in! You are two easy steps away from accessing powerful personal and professional resources. As an alumnus/a of UC San Diego, it is yours to access free of charge. Take your place in your alumni community today.

Alumni Demographics

33,332 Biological Sciences living alumni
Gender: 53% Female and 27% Male

Degrees Awarded:

  • Bachelor's: 95%
  • Master's: 1%
  • Doctoral: 4%

Top Alumni Regions: San Diego, Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, Boston, Seattle, Washington DC

Connect with us

Stay connected with the Biological Sciences alumni network, the Division and the larger UC San Diego alumni community. Share a note with classmates and tell us where you've been and what you're doing now by emailing

Learn more: Contact the Director of Alumni Engagement, Sarah R. Turner at

Upcoming Events

  • San Diego Club: Beachside Mixer with UC San Diego Biological Sciences

    Date: 9/26/2018
    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Beachside Bar & Grill - 806 S Coast Highway 101 Encinitas, CA 92024
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    The UC San Diego Alumni Club is excited to host a fun and interactive mixer with special guest Dr. Stephen Mayfield from UC San Diego's Division of Biological Sciences' California Center for Algae Biotechnology and Food & Fuel for the 21st Century. This mixer will be a great opportunity to hear from Dr. Mayfield about his intriguing work with algae and how he turned his research into sustainable, earth friendly products like surfboards and flip flops.

    Register here
  • UC San Diego Day of Service

    Date: 9/30/2018
    Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Location: TBD - San Diego, CA
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    For six years, UC San Diego has been making a difference in local schools through the UC San Diego Day of Service . This hands-on, community service event has focused on enhancing the learning environment for children in San Diego County elementary schools through beautification projects.

    Register here
  • School of Medicine Reunion 2018

    Date: 10/12/2018–10/14/2018
    Location: UC San Diego - 9500 Gilman Dr. La Jolla, CA 92093

    Please join us as the School of Medicine marks its 50th year with a 3-day alumni reunion celebration! All classes are invited to help us pay tribute to five decades of history, innovation and the alumni who continue to pave the way for the future of medicine.

    Register here
  • UC San Diego Homecoming 2018

    Date: 10/19/2018 – 10/21/2018
    Time: All day
    Location: UC San Diego main campus

    An amazing Homecoming Weekend is in the works—and every member of the Triton Family is invited! Come back home to campus for the sweetest, most super–sized Homecoming UC San Diego has ever known! Take in a few athletic events, a tasty barbecue, a class reunion, an outdoor music festival or a performance at La Jolla Playhouse. We’ve packed a ton of Triton fun into Homecoming 2018, so check out the lineup and join us!

  • Silicon Valley Club: Don Edwards National Wildlife Refuge (Alviso site)

    Date: 10/27/2018
    Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Location: Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Alviso site) - 1751 Grand Blvd San Jose, CA 95002
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    Come join us for an easy 3.5 mile docent-led hike through the Don Edwards Wildlife Refuge tucked away in our very own Silicon Valley backyard. We are touring the Alviso location in the South Bay, located just minutes from Milpitas and Santa Clara.

    Register here
  • UC San Diego Alumni @ JPM Networking Social

    Date: 11/6/2018
    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Location: Tres Tequilas Lounge - 130 Townsend Street at 2nd San Francisco, CA 94107
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    Join us for the fourth annual UC San Diego Alumni @ JPM Networking Social in downtown San Francisco.

    This is a unique opportunity for UC San Diego graduates with careers in the life sciences sector to meet and network with health care, biotech, biopharmaceutical, public policy, healthcare systems, medical device and life science alumni professionals and entrepreneurs attending the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.

    Campus leadership attending to host the program include Dean of Biological Sciences, Kit Pogliano and Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Commercialization, Paul Roben.

    This event is part of the Biotechnology Professional Alumni Network series of events.

    Register here