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Supporting Undergraduate Research at Abilene Christian University since 2009

The Director of Undergraduate Research

Dr. Autumn Sutherlin has been ACU’s Director of Undergraduate Research since January 2013.

Dr. Sutherlin holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Purdue University, and she joined the ACU faculty in 2003. Her research interests include the enzymes of the mevalonate pathway and the use of technology in the science classroom She has published research in both her discipline and in teaching and learning. She’s a three-time recipient of the Mobile Learning Fellowship from ACU.

Dr. Sutherln is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Council on Undergraduate Research.

Dr. Sutherlin has a strong interest in undergraduate research, as evidenced by her leadership of the committee whose work led to the creation of the Office of Undergraduate Research at ACU in 2009.