Students will work with experienced members of the student body to develop a new user-friendly database using coding, programming and web design.
A biology department database currently written in PHP needs to be rebuilt completely. You will work in a group of students to design and implement a relational database based on the current database. Students should be proficient in any of the following areas: Relational Database Design, Functional Programming, Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), SQL, PHP, HTML, and web-design.
Gain experience creating a reliable, stable and user-friendly database that supports biologicial research goals.
|Length of commitment||Year-long (10-12 months)|
|Level of collaboration||Small group project|
|Benefits||Academic credit, recommendation letters|
|Who is eligible||All undergraduate students|
If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project.
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