RISE Research

RISE presents students with multiple research opportunities, locally on the campus of NC A&T State University and also with many other organizations nationwide.

NC A&T State University Department of Biology

  • Cellular and Molecular Carcinogenesis
  • Genetics of Alzheimer’s disease
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder • Stress Physiology

NC A&T State University Department of Chemistry

  • Genetics of Campylobacter jejuni
  • Protein modeling and Computational Biology
  • Synthesis of Anti-Tumour Compounds
  • Synthesis of chemo-preventive Compounds
  • Synthesis of melanogenic Compounds

NC A&T State University Department of Psychology

  • Hypertension in Older African Americans
  • Memory and the Aging Brain

Additional research opportunities beyond the NC A&T State University Campus include:

Duke University

  • Psycho-neuro-endocrinology of Sickle Cell Disease, Prostate Cancer and Alzheimer’s disease
  • Statistical Method Development for Mapping Complex Human Diseases

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • Cancer in Drinking Water National Cancer Institute (NCI)
  • Biology of Lung Cancer Naval Medical Research Center
  • Pathogenesis of Campylobacter jejuni

North Carolina State University

  • Enteric Pathogens in Drinking Water
  • Fungal Genomics

Wake Forest University and Bowman Gray School of Medicine

  • Molecular Pathogenesis of Lung Cancer
  • Growth Hormone, Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 and Aging
  • Neurobehavioral Outcomes of Cardiac Surgery Patients
  • Synthesis  of Novel Detoxification Compounds –Department of Chemistry
  • Toxicology and Medical Pharmaceutical Science – Department of Biochemistry

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Immunology
  • Insulin-like Growth Factors in the Central Nervous System
  • AIDS Virology and Cancer

University of Miami, Florida

  • Genetic Epidemiology of Complex Diseases in Humans

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