The purpose of the research track is to prepare students for advanced (doctoral level) studies in environmental science and related disciplines, and careers in scientific research or professional work for which a research background is necessary or desirable. The capstone requirement for the research track is a traditional research thesis, for which the student earns six hours of academic credit. General requirements for research theses are described in the Graduate Bulletin.
Annual Biotechnology Workshop for High School Students
A very valuable satellite benefit of establishing the molecular biology teaching laboratory at the University of Guam is the opportunity to reach out to the high school community of the island of Guam in efforts to attract students to careers in the bio-medical sciences. In Spring 2003, 2004 & 2005 biotechnology workshops were organized for high school students from St. John’s High school, Guam. The workshop was organized by Dr. Odi Diambra of St.