Research Opportunities

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Research is required for the B.S. Degree in both Chemistry and Biochemistry. Research is most frequently done during the summer of the junior year either at UD or at other institutions. Research students receive a stipend for work and often also room and board. Students frequently present their research at professional meetings.

Below are some universities and institutions where our students have recently performed research:

2017
University of Dallas
AbbVie Labs
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Purdue University
University of Miami
University of Cincinnati

 2016
University of Dallas
Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
University of New Orleans Advanced Materials Research Institute
UT Southwestern Medical Center

 2015
University of Dallas
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Texas State University (San Marcos)
University of Oklahoma
Washington State University
Emory University School of Medicine
Georgetown University
University of Nebraska
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

 2014

Baylor College of Medicine
Kansas State University
Forschungszentrum Jlich, Germany
Virginia Commonwealth University
Rice University
University of Texas at Dallas
University of Dallas/University of Kentucky
University of Dallas
2013
Abbott Laboratories

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Dallas
University of Illinois
University of Kln, Germany
University of Texas at Austin


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