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 of the recent research positions our students have held:

2019
University of Dallas
UC San Francisco
City College of New York
Northwestern University
Texas Christian University
UT Southwestern
University of Virginia Medical School
Houston Methodist Research Institute
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France

 
2018
University of Dallas
Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Wright State University
Johns Hopkins University
University of North Texas
U.S. Army Center for Environmental Health Research
University of Massachusetts Amherst

 
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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Former Affiliate Assistant Professor of Spanish Nicole (Hammerschmidt) Lasswell, BA '03, and her husband, Martin, have two sons, Will and Stevie, both of whom have autism. For World Autism Awareness Day, the family was interviewed on Telemundo; because the boys are thriving, it seemed particularly important to the Lasswells to share their story and their hope with others.

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