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
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
William Pauli
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
David Baltrus
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Jiahuai Hu
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Michelle Mcmahon
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Zhongguo Xiong
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
Molecular biology techniques including DNA, RNA, and protein analyses, bacterial culturing and transformation.
Tucson main campus
Judith Brown
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
biology, biochemistry, plant pathology, microbiology
Tucson main campus
Mark Beilstein
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB181, CHEM151, CHEM152
Tucson main campus
Jesse Woodson
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
For Credit
MCB181 or equivalent course is strongly recommended.
Tucson main campus
Ravishankar Palanivelu
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Tanya Quist
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Monica Schmidt
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Mohammad Pessarakli
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
For Credit
N/A
Tucson off-campus
Rebecca Schomer
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
UBRP
Tucson main campus
Bentley Fane
The School of Plant Sciences
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Leif Abrell
Environmental Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
Organic chemistry
Tucson main campus
Joseph Blankinship
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Katerina Dontsova
Environmental Science
Yes
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus
Luisa Ikner
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Paul Carini
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
For Credit
None
Tucson main campus
Kelly Bright
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
None
Tucson off-campus
Craig Rasmussen
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
ENVS 200 and 201 are preferred but not mandatory
Tucson main campus
Walter Betancourt
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
Basic microbiology skills
Tucson off-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
Ian Pepper
Environmental Science
Yes
Paid
Volunteer
For Credit
None
Tucson off-campus