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Shah Lab: academic year and summer opportunities

Funding Sponsor: 
Dr. Nirao Shah
Funding Deadline: 
October 1, 2022 - 11:59 pm

Research topics: The Shah Lab focuses on understanding the biological basis of physiological and behavioral differences between males and females. 

Techniques: Utilizing mice and voles as a research model to discover the molecular and neuronal networks whereby these external and internal signal drive these differences. 

Website:   Shah Lab 

Seeking undergrads for: Academic year, Summer

Location: On-campus research projects only

Required skills: Previous wet lab experience, Coursework

This lab is particularly interested in mentoring: Undergrads from backgrounds that are underrepresented in STEM, Undergrads without previous exposure to laboratory research, Undergrads from local community colleges

How to apply: Contact Maricruz Alvarado Mandujano (

Project information: Undergrad interns have the opportunity to learn standard laboratory techniques in molecular and cellular neurobiology. Mouse colony management, including animal handling and genotyping, histological procedures, including perfusing animals, embedding tissue, sectioning, immunolabeling. Microscopy, including use of slide scanner, confocal microscope, and basic processing of collected images.