Undergraduate Research Assistant

Position Information

Job Duties

Our lab examines the brain pathways critical to breathing and blood pressure under normal and disease conditions. We are seeking an individual with similar interests looking for research experience for graduate or medical school. Depending on interest and experience, individuals will perform experiments with senior lab individuals, and obtain their own project.

Individuals will/may perform immunohistochemistry, PCR, western blots, cell culture, calcium imaging on neurons and astrocytes. Assist in cleaning glassware, making solutions and general lab duties. May assist in rodent husbandry and physiological measurements

Work is located at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center. Transportation is needed.

Required Skills

An interest in physiology and neuroscience and desire to learn. Attention to detail is critical. Those interested should provide a current resume.

Preferred Qualifications

Some lab experience, either via coursework or employment

Other Comments

Please send resume, availability in the summer, and if desired, fall semester.

We encourage students to include a resume or transcript when e-mailing a faculty mentor to apply for a posted position.