Why participate in this program? Research experience benefits you by enhancing your college experience, adding to your resume, introducing you to cutting edge scientific techniques, and teaching you how scientists apply classroom concepts in real world investigations. It gives you the opportunity to work closely with your favorite professors, who are experts in their field of research! Perhaps most importantly, it helps you decide whether Biology is a good career choice for you.
faculty in Biology are engaged in diverse research projects, including:
Each Spring semester we host a P.U.R.E. symposium on campus, where motivated student researchers can present their results. Participation in this symposium is optional. Fellow students and faculty attend the symposium. It provides a great opportunity to give a scientific presentation, become more comfortable with public speaking, and proudly put forth the results of your research!
We can answer any questions you might have and get you started on a research project!