Undergraduate Research

With permission from a faculty mentor, CSN biological science students can register for BIOL 299 to receive credit for participating in independent research projects.


Make new discoveries in science with the possibility for publication and presentation at a conference.

  • Learn transferable laboratory skills.
  • Get a head start in future biology classes.
  • Learn to read and write scientific literature
  • Work at your own pace.
  • Flexible schedules.

Discover a New Virus!

Come Join Us Fall 2018

SEA-PHAGES is a research course where students learn microbiology techniques to discover and name their own bacterial virus/phage and then learn bioinformatic techniques to perform complex genome annotations on their phage.

  • Want to gain these valuable skills?
  • Sounds like fun?

Contact One of These Faculty Members
Deborah Harbour

  Charleston H201-K
  (702) 651-5956 | deborah.harbour@csn.edu

Chelsey McKenna

  North Las Vegas, S221-E
  (702) 651-4390 | chelsey.mckenna@csn.edu

Contact Faculty About A Research Project
Deborah Harbour

Research mentor

  Charleston H201-K
  (702) 651-5956 | Obscure_harbour

Lois Merkler

Research mentor

  Henderson C200-F
  (702) 651-3193 | Obscure_merkler

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