Tips for Organizing Research Projects

About the author: Beth is a rising senior undergraduate in Pre-Veterinary and Animal Biosciences at the University of Delaware. She is a student in the University of Delaware Honors Program and is a member of the UD Equestrian team. Beth has been involved in research in the Killian Lab since 2016 and is a Delaware INBRE … Continue reading Tips for Organizing Research Projects

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Zeiss Microscopes and The Zen 2 Program: Tips and Tricks

About the author: Patrick is a rising senior undergraduate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware. He is a member of the UD Crew team and has been involved in undergraduate research in the Killian lab since January, 2016. Pat is our go-to expert in microscopy imaging, and as a 2017 UD Summer Scholar, … Continue reading Zeiss Microscopes and The Zen 2 Program: Tips and Tricks

Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research

Getting involved in research as an undergraduate student can seem like a daunting task. Nevertheless, it can also be a beneficial and rewarding experience. Additionally, research can typically be counted towards elective credits as well as being an excellent boost to your resume. Many students believe that they are unable to participate in undergraduate research until later in their college careers. However, undergraduate research can begin as early as freshman or sophomore year. Even with a busy schedule, research can be done outside of class time, during winter session, and in the summer months.

Applying to Graduate School – The Importance of Networking

Many people are unaware of how impactful networking can be as a career tool, or they dread forming that network due to unfamiliarity with the networking process. I never really realized how important forming a network was until after I had unintentionally formed my own network. I entirely believe that I am a member of … Continue reading Applying to Graduate School – The Importance of Networking

Summer Blog Series from the Killian Lab

Welcome to our first-ever summer writing project! I am excited to share a few snippets from the different voices of our lab. What to expect: We'll be featuring student-authored blog posts from graduate students, undergraduate scholars, and high school researchers. These posts will range from "how-to" checklists, to interviews with some of our lab members, as well as perspectives on personal experiences related to research and professional development. Target audience: Anyone who wants to learn more about life and interests of the individuals working in an academic lab, particularly one that is integrative across multiple disciplines. When to expect the posts: We'll roll out the posts throughout the summer and into fall, so check back in to our website often for some fresh perspectives.