The Biochemistry Authentic Scientific Inquiry Laboratory Community


BASIL Biochemistry is a course-based research experience (CURE) that uses computational techniques and traditional laboratory methods to assign functions to proteins.


Transforming Undergraduate Education in the Molecular Life Sciences meeting

BASIL will be at the 2023 TUEMLS meeting in Boston.  If you are attending, join us for a meet up!

Learn about Teaching Biochemistry Using Research

Join us September 30th for a virtual  workshop to learn more about course-based undergraduate research experiences and the BASIL curriculum.  Learn more.

BASIL students attend 2022 Experimental Biology meeting

Undergraduate students from Ursinus College presented original research performed during their biochemistry course.  Read more.

STEM for All video showcase

BASIL participated in the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase.  Watch on YouTube.

Ask questions, compare results, and interact with other participants!