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Research

At the College of Biological Sciences we learn biology by doing biology, and our faculty are on the cutting edge of research and discovery in the field. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities concerning research at CBS.

A Wolf Den and an Opportunity

After a litter of wolf pups turns up at Cedar Creek, University researchers embark on an effort to understand how wolves affect their environment.

Wolf pup

A wolf pup at Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve

Impact of CBS Scholarships

Scholarships offer our students the chance to take advantage of opportunities to prepare them for their future. Hear from CBS undergraduates how receiving impacted them. 

 

Fast Forward

EDU-STEM Network Launches

Participants from higher education institutions across the country recently met at the U of M to discuss future directions for research.

Cissy Ballen and Sehoya Cotner

Sehoya Cotner and Cissy Ballen

Summer Research Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin

Diversity Summer Health-Related Education Program is a competitive program designed to provide research opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in biomedical science. Qualified diverse students who are accepted into the program are "matched" with an established faculty investigator(s) to participate in research project(s) addressing the causes, prevention, and treatment of cardiovascular, pulmonary and hematological diseases. The application deadline is February 1, 2018 by 5 p.m. CST.

Get to Know Jacob Moore

Jacob Moore, the new Undergraduate Research Coordinator, took time to answer a few questions about himself and share about his role in CBS.

Jacob Moore

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in the Titus Lab

The Titus Lab studies the structure and function of unconventional myosin motors and how they function in cells during cell migration, cell adhesion, development and filopodia formation. Students will learn a variety of lab techniques during the first semester and have the potential to work on an independent project after the first semester. Volunteer and directed research opportunities available. Undergraduate researchers are expected to work 6-8 hours per week.