The purpose of the College of Agriculture Undergraduate Research program is to encourage research by students as a part of their education. Students partner with a faculty member to conduct research in their area of interest. To date, over 150 student projects have been funded for a total of over $200,000.
Students receiving funding must submit a written report on their work. Many students present their research findings at local, regional, or national meetings and/or conferences, which is excellent experience to include on a résumé or graduate/professional school application.
Click here for the 2014-15 Undergraduate Research Grant Proposal form.
Click the links below to view projects that have been completed through the undergraduate research grant program:
Comparing Toxicity Among Macando Crude and Other Louisiana Crude Oils
The Effects of Distiller's Dried Grains with Solubles on Egg Lutein
Using Digital Photography as a Method to Assess Dietary Intake in Adolescents and Adults
Determining the Digestible and Metabolizable Energy Value of an Oligosaccharide
Viscosity Changes of Chitosan Coating Solution Affect Physico-functional Properties and Consumer Perception of Coated Eggs During Storage
The Effect of Pre-Storage Heating on Pre-Peak Broiler Breeder Eggs
Aggressive Interactions of Invasive Ants
The LaHouse Mobile Project
Sub-lethal Effects of Novel Insecticide Chemistries on the Development of Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, Tobacco Budworm, Heliothis virescens; and Soybean Looper, Chrysodeix includens
Can Pulsed Electric Field Processing Reduce The Microbial Load of Colostrum without Reducing its IgG Concentration or Increasing its Viscosity?
Microfluidic Total Analysis for Sperm
Barriers to Adequate Prenatal Care Among Low-Income African American Women
Defining the Toxicity of Novel Incesticides against Sugarcane Borer
Liquid Chromatography-mass Spectrometic Analysis of Curcumin in Egg Yolk from Curcumin Fed-Chicken
Distribution of Bioactive Compounds in the Organs of Pigs Fed Functional Foods
Anitmicrobial Coatings Containing Silver Nanomaterials for Orthopedic Implants
Formulation of a qPRC Method to Detect Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus in Nymphal Ixodes ricinus Collected from Switzerland
Alternative Substrate Suitability for Growth of Containerized Ornamentals
3-D Micro Fluidic Co-Culture Device for Measuring Transport Phenomena
Macular Pigment, Optical Density, Body Weight and Diet in College-Aged Students
Investigating the Replacement of Sucrose in Cookies
Inhibition of Advanced Glycation End Product Activated Neuronal Cells by Lutein
Inhibition of Insulin-Like Growth Factor or Osteopontin-Induced Breast Cancer Cell Growth by Citrus Auraptene
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