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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
The Detection of Additional Glutamate Receptors Biology

The Detection of Additional Glutamate Receptors Involved in the Gravitropic Response of Arabidopsis thaliana

Phytomorph Research Biology

This lab completed collecting over 14,000 individual responses of root tips to gravity stimulus from a set of Arabidopsis recombinant inbred lines,

The Effect Of Volatile Signaling Biology

The Effect Of Volatile Signaling On Arabidopsis Floral Terpenoid Production

Algae Biofuels at Doane University Biology


Impacts of Biochar Biology

Impacts of biochar on the invasion and success of Eastern Red Cedar (Juniperus virginiana) into grasslands.

Testing the Effect of Household Chemicals Biology

Testing the effect of household chemicals on vertebrate decomposition.

Examining Temporal Variation in Insect Diversity Biology

Examining temporal variation in insect diversity associated with cattle tank water "islands".

Expression of Candidate Transcription Factors Biology

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

Evaluating the Impact of Differentiation Agents Biology

Evaluating the impact of differentiation agents on breast cancer stem cell tumorsphere formation.

Velocity Field in Roots of Arabidopsis thaliana Seedlings Biology & Physics

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

Exploring Different Facets of Molecular Crowding Chemistry

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

Atomic-level Structural Detail for a Mineral-binding Peptide Chemistry

Atomic-level structural detail for a mineral-binding peptide bound to hydroxyapatite by solid-state NMR.

MicroDETECHIP, a Novel Molecular Sensing Assay on the Microscale Chemistry

MicroDETECHIP, a novel molecular sensing assay on the microscale.

MicroDETECHIP, a Nanoscale Array Sensor for Small Molecules Chemistry

MicroDETECHIP, an nanoscale array sensor for small molecules.

Novel Detection Arrays for Steroid Determination Chemistry

Novel Detection Arrays for Steroid Determination.