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Michigan Research and Discovery Scholars (MRADS)

Recent News

MRADS Sophomore Seeks Alternative Ways for Dialysis and Kidney Transplants

Likitha Nimmagadda spent summer working on kidney processes as an MRADS Alumni Scholarship Recipient.

MRADS Sophomore Worked Extensively on DNA Ligase in Relation to Cancer

MRADS Alumni Scholarship Recipient, Kyle Schaubroeck, experiences the ups and downs of research while working extensively on DNA ligase.

Michigan Research and Discovery Scholars 

The Michigan Research and Discovery Scholars (MRADS) offers incoming first-year students a research partnership with a faculty member in an area of their choosing, as well as a small, diverse & supportive community to call home. MRADS is a residential affiliate of the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP). MRADS is an introductory research experience - you do not need to have prior research experience to be qualified for this program!

MRADS Mission Statement

The mission of the MRADS is to recruit, support, and retain students from diverse backgrounds and academic fields; to introduce them to the interdisciplinary nature of research and the excitement of discovery; to engage students in building a community based on mutual respect and affirmation of diversity; and to enhance students' undergraduate experience by providing them with academic and professional resources as well as engaging extracurricular opportunities to support their academic and personal growth. 

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, MRADS needs you—because the world needs Victors.


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