Art in Science

This year's Art in Science features work from the Killian lab, submitted by our graduate student, Ryan Locke! Join us on Opening Night at Blue Ball Barn in Wilmington, DE where the artwork will be on display from May 4th through June 1st. Opening Night will be on Friday, May 4th from 5:30PM – 8:30PM for the Art in Science Meet the Artist Event. This is … Continue reading Art in Science

Important Factors to Consider When Finding your Graduate Research Laboratory

About the author: Elahe is a second year Mechanical Engineering PhD Student. She is a steering committee member and publicist of the WiE (Women in Engineering) at UD and began her graduate research in Killian Lab since Spring 2017. She is interested in investigating the role of Fgf receptors and ligands on mechanical behavior of the … Continue reading Important Factors to Consider When Finding your Graduate Research Laboratory

Adjusting to a new research setting

About the author: Keira is a rising high school senior at Newark Charter High School. She is a member of the basketball, lacrosse, and field hockey teams at her high school and been involved in research in the Killian Lab since February of 2017. She is part of the NIH NIDDK STEP-UP program and currently looking … Continue reading Adjusting to a new research setting

Performing A Literature Review And Managing References

About the Author: Seth is a rising senior undergraduate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware. He participates in volunteer microbiology research and has been involved in the Killian Lab since 2016. He is an Undergraduate Research Fellow and is currently developing a tissue engineering tendon platform to study the enthesis. An important part of … Continue reading Performing A Literature Review And Managing References

Getting Involved in Undergraduate Research

Getting involved in research as an undergraduate student can seem like a daunting task. Nevertheless, it can also be a beneficial and rewarding experience. Additionally, research can typically be counted towards elective credits as well as being an excellent boost to your resume. Many students believe that they are unable to participate in undergraduate research until later in their college careers. However, undergraduate research can begin as early as freshman or sophomore year. Even with a busy schedule, research can be done outside of class time, during winter session, and in the summer months.

Summer Blog Series from the Killian Lab

Welcome to our first-ever summer writing project! I am excited to share a few snippets from the different voices of our lab. What to expect: We'll be featuring student-authored blog posts from graduate students, undergraduate scholars, and high school researchers. These posts will range from "how-to" checklists, to interviews with some of our lab members, as well as perspectives on personal experiences related to research and professional development. Target audience: Anyone who wants to learn more about life and interests of the individuals working in an academic lab, particularly one that is integrative across multiple disciplines. When to expect the posts: We'll roll out the posts throughout the summer and into fall, so check back in to our website often for some fresh perspectives.