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Innovating freshman research

In this video, Freshman Research Initiative student Ryan Lannan describes his moment of epiphany that he can come up with new research ideas.

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The Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) in the College of Natural Sciences offers first-year students the opportunity to initiate and engage in authentic research experiences in chemistry, biochemistry, nanotechnology, molecular biology, physics, astronomy and computer sciences while being supported and mentored by faculty and graduate students.

In this video, FRI student Ryan Lannan describes his experiences working in a research stream focused on aptamer selection.