Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Biological Sciences Department offers research opportunities for qualified undergraduate students. Students with a strong academic record and an interest in research are encouraged to work with one or more of the biological sciences faculty on selected laboratory projects.

The following topics represent the research interest of the Biological Sciences faculty:

  • Patrick Cadet: Neurobiology, Opioid Neurobiological Mechanisms and Neuroimmunology of invertebrates
  • Rita Colon-Urban: Microbiology: Mechanisms of Antibiotic Resistance
  • Martha Livingston: Women’s Health, Health Policy, Social Determinants of Health
  • Manya Mascareno Cancer: Cell Biology and Gene Expression Changes
  • Marie Metlay: Neuroimmunology
  • Fernando Nieto: Ecology, Microbial Ecology
  • Stephen C. Pryor: Environmental Health, Biochemical Genetics of Mosquitoes, Effects of Parasitic Infection on Behavior of Hosts
  • Virgilija Remeza: Microbiology, Molecular Genetics
  • George B. Stefano: Neurobiology, Opioid Neurobiological Mechanisms and Neuroimmunology Invertebrates
  • Michael Yoder: Developmental and Cell Biology