Research topics: We are studying the molecular basis of inherited Parkinson's disease due to mutations in LRRK2 kinase.
Techniques: We use cultured cells, mouse brain sections and cultured astrocytes; genome-wide screens, light microscopy and biochemical approaches
Seeking undergrads for: Academic year, Summer
Location: Flexible, with possibilities for remote or on-campus research projects
Required skills: None, Motivation and curiosity
This lab is particularly interested in mentoring: Undergrads from backgrounds that are underrepresented in STEM, Undergrads without previous exposure to laboratory research, Anyone interested in research
How to apply: Contact Dr. Pfeffer (firstname.lastname@example.org)