Research Opportunities in Biology

Biology faculty members will be conducting research with students in Fall 2021 and Spring 2022! Graduating BS students should plan to complete BIOL 494 or 496. Please visit the faculty webpages on the Biology website for more information on each professor's research interests - contact them directly for information on research options.
Updated: Updated 04-28-22

Professor Location Course/Units Topic #Students Qualifications Notes
Girman Field/Petaluma 393/494, 1-3 units Radio telemetry of threatened frog 3  

Fall 2022 Only/FULL

Girman Field/Santa Rosa 393/494, 1-3 units Thermography and spatial movements of Giraffes at Safari West 2  

Fall/Spring - FULL for Fall. Email Dr. Derek Girman to apply

Girman Field/Sonoma County 393/494 1-3 units Stream use structure in amphibian larvae 2   Fall/Spring - email Dr. Derek Girman to apply
Girman Field/Santa Rosa 393/494 1-3 units Sunday Herptofauna Surveys at Pepperwood Preserve 2   Fall/Spring - email Dr. Derek Girman to apply
Hua Darwin 215 393/494, 1-2 units Investigating the mechanisms of higher-order chromosome organization during the cell cycle and its function in development and cancer     Please email Dr. Lisa Hua for more information.
Hughes Marin, Sonoma and Mendocino County Coastlines/Darwin 219 393/494, 1-3 units Kelp forest ecology and Restoration. Also Lab activities at SSU and Bodega Marine Lab 2   FALL 2022! Please email Dr. Brent Hughes for more information.
Rank Remote 393, 2 units Genetic analysis of insects and their microbiomes 2 Completion of BIOL 320 required, and BIOL 321 desired. Please email Dr. Nathan Rank to apply
Rank Remote 494, 1-2 units Genetic analysis of insects and their microbiomes 2 Completion of BIOL 320 and 321 required Please email Dr. Nathan Rank to apply

 

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