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We R Rutgers-Camden: Ryan Pachucki

Ryan Pachucki conducting science experiment“The ability to do research at the undergraduate-level is the main reason I came to Rutgers-Camden." Read more ...

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Natalia Ortiz-Bachier


  “Natalia Ortiz-Bachier, a University of Puerto Rico (UPR) student seeking her bachelor’s degree in cellular molecular biology, was one of the students accepted into REU after a rigorous application process.  Ortiz-Bachier learned about REU from her mother, who is … Continue reading

Posted at 10:08 a.m. Nov. 6, 2014, in Featured Student, News

Mary Cheetham

Mary Cheetham Rutgers Biology Student Internships

Summer Research Internship is a great way of getting the hands-on experience and build a strong resume. Here is a story from a biology major student Mary Cheetham. I spent eleven weeks this summer as a student trainee at the … Continue reading

Posted at 1:09 p.m. Sept. 5, 2014, in Featured Student, Internships

David Luor

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As a freshman, I quickly found Rutgers to be a fertile ground of high-caliber biology faculty who simultaneously make advances in their respective fields and take great pains to involve undergraduates in their labs. Continue reading

Posted at 9:38 a.m. Feb. 21, 2014, in Featured Student

Ryan Pachucki


Ryan Pachucki has always enjoyed science, and knew that research experience would be the key to his success. Continue reading

Posted at 12:38 p.m. Oct. 20, 2013, in Featured Student

Rebecca Bacheler


Rebecca Bacheler, a Rutgers–Camden graduate student pursuing her master’s degree in biology, is looking at fungi that penetrate plant roots to help their host plants obtain more water and nutrients they otherwise cannot access. Continue reading

Posted at 2:21 p.m. Sept. 10, 2013, in Featured Student

Nicole Pope


My research focuses on screening DNA fragments that guide gene expression. Continue reading

Posted at 9:32 a.m. April 11, 2013, in Featured Student