Biology Lab

The Integrative Science and Engineering Center

The Integrative Science and Engineering Center addresses emerging challenges affecting populations on a local, regional, and global level through research and discovery. Our thematic areas of interest include biomedical, biomolecular, and environmental research.

As a vital part of our teams, undergraduate and graduate students gain authentic research experience, training to become the next generation of scientists and engineers using integrated approaches to solve broad challenges of societal relevance.

Excellence in Research

Dr. Umesh Haritashya, Department of Geology.

NASA Funds Landslides Research

Earthquakes in high mountain regions like the one that struck Nepal in 2015 can trigger large landslides that bury villages, flood rivers and block important international roads, resulting in catastrophic human and economic losses.

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Honoring our Faculty

Body Building

Engineering researcher Kristen Comfort won a five-year, $542,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to support her quest to build a cellular model that acts more like a human body, allowing for a better understanding and visualization of human-drug interactions.

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Mentoring Young Researchers

National Science Foundation Fellow

University of Dayton first-year doctoral student Jesse Hughes '16 will mentor minority undergraduate students and introduce them to campus research opportunities after receiving a 2017 National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship.

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