Biology Undergraduate Research

BUR- Gain Skills & Experience to Build Your Academic and Professional Success

Teaching and research are inextricably linked... Undergraduate research is a vital component of higher education. It enriches undergraduate teaching and learning that begins in the classroom and extends into the research laboratory. The research experience provides students a firsthand encounter with the processes of scholarly exploration that characterize academic life. 

Biology Undergraduate Research ( BUR ) is designed to involve undergraduates in the research life of the department by providing opportunities for students to work with faculty on their cutting edge research projects. Undergraduates conducting research have a chance to gain skills and experience that will be valuable in any career path, while experiencing what it means to be part of an intellectual community engaged in research.

How to get involved.