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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 ascending Description
Antibiotic Resistance Changes in Oral Microbial Flora Biology

Antibiotic resistance changes in oral microbial flora


The Effect of Plant Nutrients on Microbial Growth Biology

The Effect of Plant Nutrients on Microbial Growth

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 Detection of Additional Glutamate Receptors Biology

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

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".

MindExpo All

MindExpo is a college-wide event open to all current undergraduate students at Doane University.


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