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.
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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 Departmentsort descending Offering Research Opportunities? Types of Opportunities Prereqs Research Location End Date
Shaowen Bao
Physiology
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Scott Boitano
Physiology
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Meeting with Professor
Tucson main campus
Lila Wollman
Physiology
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Erika Eggers
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Ralph Fregosi
Physiology
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Biology 182 PSIO 202
Tucson main campus
Allan Hamilton
Neurosurgery
Yes
Paid
For Credit
AI, coding
Tucson main campus
Christina Laukaitis
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Genetics
Rebecca Vanderpool
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
No prerequisites are necessary but knowledge of the cardiovascular systems and physiology is helpful. Experience with computer programming and statistics (working with Matlab and R) is also helpful but not necessary.
Tucson main campus
Marvin Slepian
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Fariba Donovan
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Edward Gelmann
Medicine
Yes
Paid
chemistry biochemistry
Tucson main campus
Chian Kwoh
Medicine
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Dawn Coletta
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Paul Langlais
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
N/A
Tucson main campus
Clara Curiel
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Team player and interest in a career in health sciences
Online
Salma Patel
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Other
Bekir Tanriover
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
Machine learning
Tucson main campus
Frank Brosius III
Medicine
Yes
Not given
These opportunities are exclusively through our NIH funded R25 grant for which I serve as one of 4 PIs. There are annual requests for applications to the undergraduate research program.
Other
Jennifer Stern
Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
none
Other
Franz Rischard
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson main campus
Janet Funk
Medicine
Yes
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Amit Algotar
Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
None
Tucson off-campus
Natalia Ignatenko
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Julie Ledford
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Classes in Biology or chemistry needed; willing to be a team member that gets along well with others; students that are motivated to succeed
Tucson main campus
Hendrikus Granzier
Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
I currently have 3 undergraduate students.
Tucson main campus