UA Researchers

Note: This database is a list of faculty who welcome undergraduate students into their research projects. It is up to faculty to keep this list updated.
Note: To select more than one Research Location, please hold down your control key while clicking a selection.

Students may also search for research positions, events, and opportunities in Handshake.

Faculty Members: For more information on updating your information in the faculty database please visit ur.arizona.edu/update. For help listing active undergraduate research opportunities in Handshake, contact Kelley Merriam-Castro at kmerriam@arizona.edu.
Name Department Offering Research Opportunities?sort descending Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Allison Huff
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
n/a
Tucson main campus
Jennifer Stern
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Other
Norma Perez-Brena
School of Human Ecology-RES
Yes
Volunteer
Research Methods
Tucson main campus
Yin Chen
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Yes
Paid
Funded by E-H-TRUE research training grant from NIEHS
Other
Julie Armin
Family and Community Medicine
Yes
For Credit
An understanding of health equity issues
Tucson main campus
Fernando Martinez
Asthma/Airway Disease Rsch Ctr
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Scott Jones
The School of Natural Resources and the Environment
Yes
For Credit
RNR 417
Tucson main campus
Franz Rischard
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Arthur Riegel
Pharmacology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Alonso Favela
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
No Mandatory prerequisites. Preference will be given to those with some Excel, sheets, or computational experience. Check out the website for more info: favelalab.com
Tucson main campus
Erika Eggers
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Janet Funk
Medicine
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Justin Wilson
Immunobiology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Christopher Pappas
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Michael Johnson
Immunobiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Edita Navratilova
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Basic laboratory training and animal handling preferred, but not required.
Tucson main campus
John Streicher
Pharmacology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Amit Algotar
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson off-campus
Ralph Fregosi
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Biology 182 PSIO 202
Tucson main campus
Karen Weihs
Psychiatry
Yes
Paid
undergraduate enrolled
Tucson main campus
08/2026
Ravishankar Palanivelu
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Joseph Hoover
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Interest in developing skills in environmental justice; trans-disciplinary and team science projects; community engagement; GIS and spatial analysis; water quality and water resources
Tucson main campus
Qin Chen
Pharmacy Practice and Science
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Curtis Thorne
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Xueying Tang
Mathematics
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
calculus, linear algebra, and programming skills in R or Python; DATA 363 and 375 a plus.
Tucson main campus