Keck Science 3 Colleges * 3 Disciplines * 1 Department

Welcome to Keck Science

Keck Science Department video: Hands-on Experience with Cutting Edge Science

Second year of Summer Science Immersion Program

Just as our three sponsor colleges converge in the W.M. Keck Science Department, multiple paths of discovery extend outwards as students and faculty explore a range of scientific disciplines and conduct research that builds on our knowledge of the world. With our broad-based curriculum and emphasis on interdisciplinary perspectives, you can find your place and follow your passion.

One thing you won’t find here is locked doors. You can venture down any path of discovery that interests you, and our faculty are approachable and accessible. Here, almost from day one undergraduates are actively involved in fascinating research. Here, whether you’re a science major or not, you’ll receive an exceptional science education grounded in an emphasis on critical thinking and creative problem solving.

Here, you’ll learn from us, we’ll learn from you, and together we’ll make exciting discoveries.


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Keck Science Research News RSS

Research Newsflash

Selected Publications

9/21/2016     Associate Professor Patrick Ferree publishes a study in the journal Current Biology

4/5/2016     KSD receives three Barry M. Goldwater Foundation Scholarships for 2016-17

3/24/2016     Professor Lars Schmitz publishes a paper in The Anatomical Record

3/15/2016     Adam Landsberg - Recipient of 2016 Scripps Mary W. Johnson Faculty Achievement Award for Scholarship


Keck Science Upcoming Seminars RSS

Upcoming Seminars

12/6/2016 

HMC : Annmarie Eldering :

News and Updates

Application for AISS/IBC/SScIP

Recent Media Coverage

Second class completes Summer Science Immersion Program

Keck Science Hosts ACS Undergraduate Research Conference


Course Info for New Students

AISS: an introductory, interdisciplinary course for science majors

IBC: an interdisciplinary introduction to biology and chemistry


Alumni Updates

"Keck Science graduates continue to excel in all fields of science, and I'm delighted to congratulate this year's winners and honorable mentions of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship."

Dean David E. Hansen

 

"Science is too much fun to not have the opportunity to do it"

Dr. Susan Celniker '75
School: Pitzer
Major: Biology

 

"Through the guidance and support of my mentors at Keck, I not only learned the technical skills and knowledge needed for a career in medicine, I also cultivated a passion for scientific discovery."

Nicole Duggan '10
School: Scripps
Major: molecular biology, with psychology minor

 

"At Keck Science I did molecular biology research, which gives me a unique experimental background compared with most of the people who I work with."

Gabe Rocklin '07
School: CMC
Major: Biology-Chemistry & History