Duquesne University's Undergraduate Research Program is supported by the following sponsors:
- Department of Biological Sciences
- Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
- Department of Biotechnology
- Department of Physics
*Partial support for this work was provided by the U.S. Department of Defense's Awards to Stimulate and Support Undergraduate Research Education (ASSURE) program in collaboration with the National Science Foundation's Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program under NSF Award No. 0354052. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the department of defense or the National Science Foundation.