SOAR student in lab with faculty mentor
“Becoming familiar with the world of bioinformatics is an incredibly useful skillset that not many undergraduate biology majors can say they have attained."
Two computer science students presenting in classroom
“This project enables us to learn from Dr. Toal without the stress or restrictions of ordinary class assignments; we have the freedom to experiment and try new things.”
Student and faculty mentor discussing paperwork
“An unexpected outcome from the research is the bond I have formed with my research group. Collectively, we work very well together in terms of having group discussions."
Student looking into microscope.
“My biggest takeaway from being in the SOAR has been the confidence that I have gained not only in my lab technique, but also in my knowledge of biochemistry.”