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Biology Department Chair Emphasizes Value of Undergraduate Research
Long before becoming the chair of the Department of Biology, Jake Kerby, Ph.D., was a pre-medical student looking for ways to stack his resume and gain experience.
For Kerby, undergraduate research proved to be the best way to do that, and now, he’s committed to giving students at the University of South Dakota the same transformative experience he had.