Research & Internships

Cornell biology students enjoy a wide range of options for gaining meaningful research skills in the field and the lab -- see a sampling of recent projects below. Students share the results of their research at the annual Cornell Student Symposium and frequently at regional or national conferences.

 Health Professions

Operation Walk H1N1 Course Chicago Research
Students regularly assist Operation Walk, a medical mission to perform joint replacements in developing countries. Read more Four students met with health officials in Washington while analyzing the H1N1 flu pandemic response. Read more Dr. Rich Kraig '71 brings Cornell students to his Chicago lab for cutting edge neuroscience research. Read more

 Ecology & Conservation Biology: Temperate

Alyssa Borowske Box Turtle Elizabeth Bach
Alyssa Borowske earned a Fulbright award for her research on raptors, songbirds, climate change, and more. Read more  Ongoing studies of local ornate box turtles are aimed at protecting the species and its habitat. Elizabeth Bach won a prestigious McElroy Fellowship for her research on prairies and soils. Read more

 Ecology & Conservation Biology: Tropical

SCUBA Diver Ecuador Research
Students travel to the Bahamas each February to research the morphology and genetics of fire coral. Read more Marty Condon and students study species diversity and the co-evolution of rainforest plants and insects. Read more