Numerous opportunities exist for research and field studies in laboratories and greenhouses on campus or at the nearby Chillisquaque Creek Natural Area and the Montandon Marsh and wetland.
Even as undergraduates, students conducting research projects with faculty may have papers published in respected scientific journals or present papers at professional conferences.
A summer research program offers interested students special opportunities for in-depth study, as does Bucknell's honors program.
A seminar program brings students and faculty together to discuss research in progress or to hear talks by visiting scientists
Facilities that Work for You
Bucknell's Biology Building opened in 1991, providing a modern facility that features up-to-date technologies.
The Biology Department has three greenhouses: an approximately 1,800 square foot roof-top museum collection, a 1,200 square foot roof-top research house, and a 1,300 square foot research house at the edge of campus.
The biology imaging center houses confocal, upright, inverted, and stereo microscopes as well as jointly operating a state-of-the-art environmental scanning electron instrument in conjunction with the Geology department.
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