The Research Office

Wilson Hall
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, Michigan 48309-4486
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(248) 370-2762
(248) 370-4111
research@oakland.edu
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Highlights

Biology Professor Taras Oleksyk standing in front of a map on the wall.

Studying human genetic diversity
Contributing to an international effort to survey human genetic diversity, Biology Professor Taras Oleksyk led the publication of the largest study of genetic diversity in Ukraine.


Anthropology professor, Jon Carroll, flying a drone.

Anthropology professor deploys drone to fight disease in Africa
Jon Carroll, Ph.D., explored the role drones can play in combatting the spread of malaria in Africa. Funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the project used precision agriculture to support public health, environmental protection, food security and other efforts.


A close up image of oil pipelines with an industrial building in the background.

Chemistry professor awarded grant to improve crude oil transportation
Ngong Kodiah Beyeh, Ph.D., will study ways to improve the transportation of crude oil using organic macrocycle compounds to prevent oil flow-restricting aggregation of asphaltenes.