Biology Research Opportunities

As an undergraduate student, you'll find yourself putting on a lab coat, safety glasses or hip-waders to conduct meaningful research and gain hands-on experience to enhance the quality of your CMU education.

You'll find the advanced facilities, equipment and resources you need to delve into the scientific and technological work that will help you apply your knowledge to real-world problems. Laboratories, research instrumentation and instructional spaces — on and off campus — await you.

BIO 403: Undergraduate Research

Open to seniors and selected juniors majoring in biology, who have completed 20 hours with a 3.0 GPA. Philosophy, techniques and methods of research are covered in this course.

See your instructor by the middle of the semester prior to enrollment to design your research project and sign the contract. Registration requires approval of the department chairperson.

Download Research Contract and Application