The Duluth Journal of Undergraduate Biology (DJUB) is an open-access, online and peer reviewed journal produced by undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota Duluth. The mission of this journal is to publish innovative, original work that advances the field of biology. All articles published by DJUB are written and edited by UMD undergraduates and recent undergraduate alumni. The production of DJUB educates students about the process of producing a professional scientific publication. Furthermore, DJUB allows undergraduate students to bring their exceptional scientific research and analysis to a broad audience with general scientific understanding.