Research in the UMass Lowell Department of Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences is incorporated into the curriculum. Both undergraduate and graduate students receive hands-on research experience giving them the technical skills that will be valuable in the job market.
Students conduct research in their Directed Studies and Senior Research courses under the direction of Department faculty. Research may include both library and laboratory investigations. Many graduates of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences option are employed in industry, working in biomedical device, biotechnological and pharmaceutical companies or as research associates in academic research facilities.
Students conduct research in their Clinical Chemistry internship evaluating instrumentation and analytical methods in Clinical Chemistry. In addition, they can do research in their Directed Studies course under the direction of Department faculty.
Students conduct research in their Directed Studies and Senior Research courses under the direction of Department faculty. Our faculty lead community-based population research, lead laboratory-based research in biochemistry,molecular and cell biology, using cell culture and animal models, and conduct epidemiological research using data from population studies.
The following centers are available on campus: