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Aarti Raja, Ph.D.

Aarti Raja
Associate Professor

Halmos College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences

Honors Courses
HONR 2010H Epidemics: Germs and Their Power over Humanity

Honors Engagement

  • Honors Faculty Coordinating Committee
  • Honors Workshop: Applying to Graduate School
  • Honors Workshop: Getting Involved in Research

Research Focus

  • Microbiology
  • Soil microbiology
  • Antibiotic drug resistance
  • Small World Initiative collaborative research


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Medical School
  • Ph.D., B.S. University of Maryland

Aarti Raja is involved with the Small World Initiative established by the Yale University Center for Teaching. This is a unique program aimed to engage undergraduate students in research. Raja also mentors and trains students who travel to Harvard Medical School to participate in a summer research internship that studies HIV envelope glycoproteins. She serves as serves as faculty advisor of Rho Rho Rho, the NSU chapter of Beta Beta Beta, the national biological honor society.

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