Undergraduate Research


Researching DNA Repair

The Strauss Lab studies DNA repair, base-excision repair, which involves the recognition, excision, and replacement of damaged DNA bases.


Studying DNA Repair at the Strauss Lab

It is so exciting to be involved in such important academic research that could provide groundbreaking new information about the DNA repair mechanism.





Studying “Superhero” Salamanders

These salamanders are the superheroes of the amphibian world– impervious to cancer and able to completely regenerate missing limbs without scarring.


Cloning DNA at Stanford University

Professor Bianxiao Cui’s lab is on the cutting edge of truly diverse research, including optogenetic control of cellular mechanisms, axonal transport, and nanotechnology.