Interested in Research - Explore Your Talents and Sharpen Your Skills

Research helps you develop hard and soft skills that you can transfer to future employment opportunities or graduate school. You can work closely with a faculty member and become one of several students that present their findings at local, state, regional, and national conferences.

Researchers - Research Interests

Dr. Samer M. Abubakr - Soil ecosystem contaminants,nitrate reducing and denitrifying bacteria.

Dr. Shirley L. Chao -Toxicology, Entomology, Pesticide development, Neurotoxicology

Dr.Lieceng Zhu - Molecular Mechanism of Plant resistance to parasites and plant-parasite interactions

Dr. Eid Haddad - Vaccines and immunoenhancers and steroid hormones

Dr. Abdelmajid Kassem - Plant Genetics and Genomics. Genetic and QTL mapping of important agronomic traits in major crops.

Dr. Phil Senter - Dinosaur paleobioogy,

Dinosaur forelimb function, Vestigial biological structures

Dr. Stephen J. Salek - Animal behavior, Endocrinology, Educational technology

Dr. Fortune, Danielle - Effect of extracellular condition on bacterial gene expression and virulence

Dr. Lodhi, Khalid - Application of forensic biology (serology/DNA) techniques for human identification for criminal investigations.

Ms. Czado, Natalia - DNA degradation. Amplifying smaller markers to genotype degraded DNA.