A position is open for summer students to participate in research projects related to neurodegenerative diseases at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (Baylor College of Medicine).
No previous research experience is required. The students will join a dynamic team of researchers using state of the art techniques in genetics, molecular and cellular biology, protein quantification and in vivo behavioral testing.
The students will be mentored and quickly brought up to speed so they can be meaningful contributors to the projects.
- Conducts behavioral testing of animals using state of the art facilities.
- Performs cell-biology techniques using state of the art confocal microscopy.
- Uses advanced techniques for protein quantification.
- Performs hundreds of genetic crosses for the required experiments.
- Conducts strain maintenance.
- Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
- No experience required.
Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.
Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.