The Temple College Biological Research Institute (TCBRI) offers research opportunities for students of all majors.

It provides community college students with an inquiry-based research opportunity in the life sciences that fosters critical thinking, enriches the community college experience, and inspires the next generation of scientific scholars.

Requirements Application
Phillip Greco

Biology Department Chair


Jason Locklin

Natural Sciences Division Director




How to Graduate with Biological Honors

How to Graduate with Biological Honors


Students are accepted into the program as student research associates and take a research methods course (Biol 2389), work with a biology faculty advisor to develop a research proposal, conduct the research, and upon successful completion and acceptance of the research, are eligible to graduate with biological honors.