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.

Summer 2018

Faculty Tim Reissman and Yvonne Sun with Andrea Vietti, Senior in Biology (center)

Collaborative Research Projects

University of Dayton biology major Andrea Vietti is learning engineering and computer coding skills this summer to help prepare her to work as part of a transdisciplinary research team.

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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

kristen comfort cell

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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