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Student and Faculty Research

Students can expand their horizons through research, whether in a lab, the research spot of your choice or Doane's 50-acre Aldrich Prairie Research Site.  Senior research projects also provide experience before employment or grad school.

Summer Research Programs

Stipends are provided for students to work with faculty to conduct scholarly or creative research—from studying waterways to writing an original play.

Title Departmentsort descending Description
N-cadherin Expression in Breast Cancer Cells Biology

N-cadherin expression in breast cancer cells treated with the methylation inhibitor 5'-azacytidine.

Expression of Candidate Transcription Factors in Regulating N-cadherin Biology

Expression of candidate transcription factors putatively involved in regulating N-cadherin transcription.

Understanding Bird and Neo-tropical Bat Wing Morphometrics Biology

Understanding bird and Neo-tropical bat wing morphometrics and their relationship to weight bearing ability.

Examining Dietary Behavior in Neo-tropical Bat Species Biology

Examining dietary behavior in neo-tropical bat species using stable isotopes.

Testing the Relationship Between Age and Retinal Druse Buildup Biology

Testing the relationship between age and retinal druse buildup in age-related macular degeneration.

Understanding Variation in Mineral Nutrition Biology

Understanding variation in mineral nutrition on artificial insemination rates in cattle.

Examining Effects of Distillers Grain Biology

Examining effects of distillers grain on cattle weight gain.

Producing a Metabolic Fingerprint for Arabidopsis thaliana Parental Lines Biology

Producing a metabolic fingerprint for Arabidopsis thaliana parental lines using proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

"Analysis of Genome Function Using Machine Vision and Computation" Biology

Introduction to the project "Analysis of genome function using machine vision and computation" and determination of research interests.

Velocity Field in Roots of Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings Biology & Physics

Characteristics of the Velocity Field in Roots of Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings.

Novel Detection Arrays for Steroid Determination Chemistry

Novel Detection Arrays for Steroid Determination.


The Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Program Chemistry

The INBRE Program is designed to improve the competitiveness of biomedical research in the state of Nebraska.

The Genetics of Rice Chemistry

The Genetics of Rice from Chennai, India, when under Stress such as Drought, Extreme Heat, Salinity, and other Environmental factors.

The Genetics of Rice When Under Stressful Conditions Chemistry

The Genetics of Rice when under Stressful Conditions.

Exploring Different Facets of Molecular Crowding Chemistry

Exploring different facets of molecular crowding and their influence on the folding of disordered peptides.