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Research Opportunities


Research Opportunities

There are numerous opportunities for students to pursue independent research in the City College Biology Department. Research can be an integral part of the City College experience. Students may receive credit or honors, and have the opportunity to have their work published. There are also a number of sources of financial support for students engaged in laboratory research.

Biology Honors and Independent Study

The Department of Biology's Honors and Independent Study courses allow students to receive credit for conducting independent research.

For further information, please read: 


Spring 2019 Honors​/Independent Study Registration

Applications for honors/independent study for Spring 2019 are due on January 4, 2019. Please use the following link to register:


Progress Report and Renewal of Honors/Independent Study

Each semester students must submit a research paper to their mentor, who will assign a grade. The student is responsible for submitting the graded paper and a completed Progress Report Form to Christine Klusko in the Biology office, which is located in Marshak 526, no later than the last day of finals. 

Progress Report and Renewal Form


The Co-Chairs of the Committee on Honors and Independent Studies are Dr. Hysell Oviedo and Dr. Bao Vuong.