Browse Projects

Students use Brassica rapa (Wisconsin Fast Plants) to investigate differences in gene expression at the tissue level, and also investigate the influence of abiotic stress on patterns of peroxidase activity (and, indirectly, gene expression).
Student Audience:
Introductory, Major, Non-major
Scientific Domain:
Biochemistry, Genetics/Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Plant science
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Basic research
The goal of this project is to involve undergraduates in assessing crop genetic diversity.
Student Audience:
Advanced, Major
Scientific Domain:
Agriculture, Genetics/Genomics, Plant science
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Field research, Basic research
Use data from the Human Microbiome Project for teaching and research.
Student Audience:
Introductory, Advanced, Major
Scientific Domain:
Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Ecology, Evolution, Genetics/Genomics, Human health and nutrition, Microbiology
Nature of the Research:
Informatics/computational research, Basic research, Database research
Introductory biology students study ecological relationships in an authentic research-based lab course that is an extension of a faculty member's research project
Student Audience:
Introductory, Major
Scientific Domain:
Ecology
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Field research
This project engages students in comparative genomics research on agriculturally significant bacteria.
Student Audience:
Introductory, Advanced, Major, Non-major
Scientific Domain:
Agriculture, Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Genetics/Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Informatics/computational research, Applied research
As part of this project, undergraduates learn to collect and analyze phenotypic data from Arabidopsis SALK T-DNA single gene knockouts.
Student Audience:
Advanced, Major
Scientific Domain:
Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Genetics/Genomics, Plant science
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Basic research, Database research
A laboratory exercise for undergraduate ecology courses.
Student Audience:
Advanced, Major
Scientific Domain:
Ecology, Environmental science
Nature of the Research:
Informatics/computational research
A laboratory exercise for undergraduate ecology courses
Student Audience:
Introductory, Major
Scientific Domain:
Ecology, Environmental science
Nature of the Research:
Field research, Basic research
The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership is to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to participate in genomics research.
Student Audience:
Advanced, Major
Scientific Domain:
Bioinformatics/Computational biology, Genetics/Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Informatics/computational research, Basic research, Database research
A Functional Genomics Project for the Introductory Laboratory
Student Audience:
Introductory, Major
Scientific Domain:
Genetics/Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology
Nature of the Research:
Wet lab/bench research, Informatics/computational research, Basic research

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