researcher at a workstation using a pipetteDVM Student Summer Research Programs

Merial Summer Research Program

CVM Biomedical Sciences Summer Research Program

Multi-disciplinary Research Program

Undergraduate Summer Research Program

Research is fundamental for science education. The College of Veterinary Medicine offers an opportunity to perform health-related research in its laboratories during the summer. The program is open to all undergraduate students and it is supported by internal funds.

At the College of Veterinary Medicine, Biomedical Faculty page, you can peruse the various research interests of the faculty. Contact a faculty member whose research interests you and fill out the undergraduate application. You will need a copy signed and returned to Beth Chamblin at 107 Dryden Hall or via pdf to

The deadline to apply is January 31, 2016. The applications will go to a department committee and decisions will be made by mid-February.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Chamblin.

Research Day

Research Day is an annual event with day-long presentations of summer Merial and biomedical research students' work. Each student presents research from the summer programs and takes questions. There is a catered lunch. The entire College participates with posters placed in Magruder Lobby. There will be a wide variety of projects presented and performed — nutrition, basic science, virology, bacteriology, immunology, aging brain.