Duquesne University's Undergraduate Research Program is supported by the following sponsors:

Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Rangos School of Health Science

School of Pharmacy

National Institutes of Health

National Science Foundation*

*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.