Science Research Fellows
An honors program for outstanding students interested in studying science and getting significant hands-on research experience as an undergraduate.
Amy Richmond '13
"This research gave me the opportunity to really contribute to the field, and feel like I can actually make an impact as an undergrad.”
Maria Haag '13 wins Undergraduate Research Competition
Senior Maria Haag won at the annual conference of Experimental Biologists for her research on heart tissue regeneration in goldfishRead More
Bringing Innovation to Classrooms
2008 graduate Sarah Carlson was featured by Salt Lake City CBS affiliate KUTV for her innovative teaching methods in the classroom at Brighton University SchoolRead More
Sam Rund '08 published in Scientific Reports
2008 graduate Sam Rund's research on mosquito's ability to smell at University of Notre Dame got published in the journal Scientific Reports. Rund is now a fellow at the University of Notre Dame.Read More
National Fellowship Winners
Megan May '13 won the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and Jack Burgeson '14 and J.D. Hoover '14 both won the Goldwater Scholarship. Jack stated that "in a sense, I began preparing [for the Goldwater Scholarship] as soon as I began my first research experience with SRF."
Senior Ashley Conrad '14 wins Fulbright
Ashley Conrad, a computer science major and French minor, won the Fulbright grant to work in Brussels at the Université Libre de BruxellesRead More
When Art and Science Collide
Jacob Stanley '05 and Prof. Daniel Gurnon leading the way in increasing science understanding through visual art.Read More
Karl Koehler '08 published in Journal Nature
A 2008 graduate, and now a Ph.D student at Medical Neuroscience Graduate School at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Koehler's article is titled "Generation of inner ear sensory epithelia from pluripotent stem cells in 3D culture" .Read More
Megan May awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
The fellowship will provide May with a three-year annual stipend of $30,000 plus a $12,000 cost of education allowance at the graduate program of her choosing. She is the third DePauw senior in the last four years to receive the honor.Read More
Kate Mittendorf '10 published in the Journal of American Chemical Society
SRF alumnus Kate Mittendorf, now in a PhD program at Vanderbilt University, publishes in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Kate is studying membrane proteins in the lab of Charles Saunders. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/ja4114374 This is Kate's 3rd publication since graduating DePauw.
Regenerative heart tissue in fishes
Under Prof. Pascal LaFontant, DePauw students are involved in cutting edge research to find regenerative heart tissue in fishesRead More
SRF students begin learning and experiencing authentic scientific research in a wide variety of disciplines from their very first year. Our students go on to major in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Biology, Kinesiology, Computer Science, Geosciences, Mathematics, or Psychology. They collaborate with DePauw faculty in summer-long, on-campus research, and they experience research internships at leading facilities across the globe.
Interested in Joining SRF?
Any first year DePauw student (Class of 2019) interested in Lateral Entry into the SRF program can apply between Aug. 24 and Oct. 26th, 2015
For high school seniors: SRF program applications will be open in early November 2015, with a deadline of February 1st. (Keep an eye on this. We're hoping to move the deadline up a bit and this may change to January 15, 2016 for high school students graduating in May of 2016.)