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Microbiology Research

There are many ways for undergraduate and graduate students to work alongside faculty conducting research with the Department of Microbiology. We have a range of state-of-the-art training and testing facilities.

Undergraduate Student Research

Get the most out of your undergraduate microbiology training by getting involved in undergraduate research. Many Miami undergrads participate in research programs in Microbiology.

Graduate Student Research

Review some recent publications and awards received by Miami graduate students participating in Microbiology research. Learn about funding and financial support opportunities available.

Research Facilities

Learn more about the state-of-the-art facilities available to Microbiology researchers ranging from newly renovated laboratory spaces to the 175-acre Ecology Research Center.

Faculty Research

Our faculty members have diverse research interests, ranging from the analysis of virulence factors at the genetic, structural, and functional levels to the exploration of Antarctic algae and mechanisms of methane production. They are involved in both the discovery and creation of new knowledge as well as the development and implementation of new teaching methodologies.

Our faculty member's research interests fall into 6 main categories. Explore the range of their interests in the profiles of our research-active and instructional faculty.

Additional Research Support

Office of Research and Innovation

Miami is committed to supporting our community's research efforts. We have robust programs and services in place to help you fulfill the professional, contractual, legal, and ethical obligations intrinsic to your research activities, whether you are a member of our faculty, an undergraduate, or a graduate student.

Office of Research for Undergraduates (ORU)

The Office of Research for Undergraduates provides a central focus for the encouragement and support of undergraduate research at Miami University. It administers a variety of funding and exhibition programs and events.

Department of Microbiology

212 Pearson Hall
700 E. High St.
Oxford, OH 45056