Undergraduate research is part of our DNA. Students can hit the ground running with research projects as early as their first year. The lab and scientific writing skills that undergraduates develop set them apart as they launch their career.
Life Sciences Research Areas
Antibiotic Arms Race
Biology Education and Student Success
Cellular Communication and Development Biology
Genes to Ecosystems in our Changing Planet
What Our Students Have to Say
"I am proud of the scientific research I conducted. Within two years, I presented at the RIT Undergraduate Research Symposium and published in the American Society for Microbiology."
From mentoring motivated students in writing their first scientific publication to offering a free poster printing service on campus, we have the resources to help students stand out from the crowd.
The recent fires that have devastated Maui have hit home for one RIT student. Third-year biotechnology student Maximillian Balter, who is one of four RIT students from Maui, has been busy in the relief efforts. His family’s company, Maui Flight Academy, took the initiative to air deliver supplies.