Research Areas

The Sciences

  • Biology
  • Biotechnology and bio-fuels
  • Renewable energy 
  • Environmental biology
  • Stream ecology 
  • Cellular and molecular biology
  • Virology
  • Neuroscience (Stroke & Alzheimer’s disease) 
  • Aquatic toxicology
  • Genetic analysis
  • Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Nanotechnology
  • Water quality and waste water treatment
  • Genetic analysis
  • Environmental effects of heavy metals
  • Renewable Energy

 Current Focus

  •  Bone physiology
  • Organic synthesis
  • Structure and function of biochemical systems
Science laboratory capabilities to support research include:
  • Modern research facilities
  • State-of-the-art instrumentation & imaging capabilities, including:
    • Inductively Coupled Plasma –Mass Spectrometer (ICP/MS)
    • Gas Chromatograph –Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS)
    • Liquid Chromatograph –Mass Spectrometer (LC/MS)
    • Scanning Electron Microscope with X-ray Diffraction
    • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer (NMR)
    • Electrophysiology equipment
    • Molecular biology and micro biology equipment
    • Live cell ion imaging equipment
    • Animal Facility, Greenhouse, and Water Laboratory