Advising for Biochemistry and Biophysics & Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Majors
Summer 2020
Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, BB/BMB advisors will be conducting all of their advising appointments using Zoom, an online video sharing platform. To learn how to download and use Zoom, visit the OSU website HERE. You are also welcome to email Dr. Kari van Zee, Lead Advisor, and Dr. Lauren Dalton directly if you have additional questions.
Returning BB/BMB Students, current OSU students interested in Change of Major, and all non-START advising questions:
Please email Dr. Lauren Dalton ( and Dr. Kari van Zee ( with your specific questions and to request a Zoom appointment.
START Summer Advising for First Year and Transfer Students
WELCOME to the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State University!  We are excited that you have chosen to major in either Biochemistry and Biophysics or Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and look forward to helping you on the next step of your academic journey! In order to meet with your advisor about fall term registration, you should have completed the OSU and then the College of Science START modules. As part of the College of Science START module, you will be directed to make an appointment with one of our BB/BMB advisors to talk about your interests and our recommendations for your fall term classes.  If you have questions or have trouble scheduling your advising appointment with a BB/BMB advisor through the College of Science START Intake form, please email Dr. Lauren Dalton ( and Dr. Kari van Zee (