Research at SIU


SIU Research points to bacteria preventing deadly fungus in frogs

Two SIU researchers found that the frog species Gastrotheca excubitor is resistant to a deadly fungus because of certain bacteria it carries. These researchers may have just provided an important clue.

Research Facts

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has identified over 4000 institutions of higher education in the United States.

Among these, the National Science Foundation ranks SIU in the top 5 percent in terms of research expenditure.


SIU is a place where ideas and research are thriving. This is where we hang our hat. We offer research opportunities in wide-ranging categories. We have the funds and faculty available to make nearly anything possible. Find out what's available for graduate research. There are also graduate assistantships and fellowships.


Our faculty is well-known for its standing in the world of research. SIU is home to numerous successful research specialists.
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