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Undergraduate research

News and updates regarding undergraduate research at the College of Biological Sciences. 

Undergraduate research opportunities in conservation biology

Ruth Shaw Lab

Interested in gaining research experience? Want to learn about plant adaptation to climate change? Apply for a position in the Ruth G. Shaw Lab! The lab is seeking research volunteers to work 6-10 hours per week during Fall 2019. These positions offer skill building opportunities in field and laboratory work 

2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

Life Sciences Graduate School Fair

CBS is excited to announce that we are hosting the third annual 2019 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair on Friday, September 13, 2019! The purpose of this fair is bring together high quality master and Ph.D.

Research Opportunity in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology

The Balfour Lab is recruiting incoming sophomores to volunteer in its research lab. The lab is looking for individuals that are passionate about public health, virology, vaccine development, infectious disease and clinical research. Experience in clinical or research labs is preferred. 

CBSelfie with Adam Kostanecki

This to-be senior and Plant and Microbial Biology major has a passion for understanding the interplay between plants and their environment.

Adam Kostanecki

Your year and major?
I am a senior in CBS studying Plant and Microbial Biology.

Hiring: Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant (Spring 2019)

An opportunity to work in the field of plant genetics in the lab of Dr. Robert Stupar, Department of Agronomy and Plant genetics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. Majority of the work will be based out of lab as well as greenhouses. The successful candidate will work on following tasks:

Hiring: BSL-3 Program Undergraduate Worker

Hiring: BSL-3 Program Undergraduate Worker

Are you interested in gaining biocontainment experience?

The Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) Program is hiring an undergraduate student to support routine tasks within biocontainment research facilities on campus.