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Research at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology provides experiential learning opportunities for students across a broad range of interests, issues, and industries. HU Students conduct research alongside faculty to find solutions for real-world problems.

Undergraduate Mia Falcone, a senior majoring in Biochemistry, is researching antibiotic resistance in Dr. Akeisha Belgrave’s Biophysics Lab. Belgrave, assistant professor of Applied Mathematics and Biological Sciences, works with students who major in Integrative Sciences, Biology, Biotechnology, and more, on their experiential projects and independent research at the university. Students like Falcone develop tools, practices, and answers aimed at anything from understanding antibiotic resistance to improving the ecosystem and determining the elasticity of cells. Mia discusses her research in this video:

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