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Washington University in Saint Louis
Research is important to the academic community of Washington University. Through the collaboration of students and faculty, research is used to enhance the learning environment of the school and focus on important issues. There is also an emphasis on the variability of research being conducted with projects being conducted in most departments. Additionally, corporate involvement is also encouraged to advance the development of research.

Saint Louis University
At Saint Louis University, research is encouraged in a variety of disciplines and is considered an important aspect of learning for both undergraduate and graduate education. The research focus is basic, molecular, biomedical, clinical, epidemiological, educational as well as vaccine development. Two recent additions to the research culture are development of the Center for World Health and Medicine and new construction of the Doisy Research Center to house expanding research in biomedical and basic sciences.

Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Carbondale encourages the informative and discovery aspects of research. Through such aspects, the potential of research to contribute to a wider body of knowledge and the good of society is stressed. Present projects pertaining to various areas of study are centered in specific research centers and intend to expand inquiry. These projects pertain to areas such as ecology, biotechnology, and public policy.















St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis College of Pharmacy offers students an both liberal arts and professional pharmacological science preparation as part of their curriculum.  STLCOP emphasizes both innovative pharmacological research and experiential learning in one of the nation's most distinguished medical communities.  Integrated research programs investigate the role of aging, health literacy, and interpersonal education in medication compliance.  

University of Missouri-St. Louis
University of Missouri-St.
 Louis emphasizes the role of undergraduate research experiences in interdisciplinary studies, in addition to traditional laboratory based disciplines.  UMSL students partake in influential research in regional policy and public health affairs.