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Curry College students present their Undergraduate Scientific Research at the Academic ForumOne of the hallmarks of the Science programs at Curry College is the incorporation of undergraduate research into the curriculum. Students participating in the Biology and Biochemistry programs conduct research in collaboration with members of the Science faculty. Students present their research at department capstone events as well as the College’s Academic Forum. Examples of prior undergraduate research topics include:


  • Isolating and Characterizing the Bioactive Components of the Graviola Fruit Leaves Extract
  • Numerical and Experimental Study of Calcium Dynamic in the Presence of Noise
  • Cellular Response to Oxidative Stress in BT474 Breast Cancer Cells
  • Analysis of Exosome Proteins in BT474 Breast Cancer Cells
  • MAGE D1 Expression in Colon and Lung Cancer


  • Antimicrobial Activity of Medicinal Plant Extracts
  • Using BiolD2 to Identify Binding Partners of PDS5, a Component of the Cohesin Complex
  • The Cloning and Detection of Alternatively Spliced Isoforms of ADAM-9
  • The Effects of Grafting Big Beef Scion and Esamino Rootstock
  • Examining the Change in Antibiotic Susceptibility of Pseudomonas putidain Various Media

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