Neuroscience Update – July 20, 2018

Hello Neuroscience majors!

Here are a few updates including a part-time job opportunity.
1) Rising Seniors – Senior Thesis Application

Rising seniors, if you have been participating in research in a lab for one or more semesters and are interested in completing a Senior Thesis in that lab, the guidelines and application can be found on the Neuroscience website here:

http://www.bu.edu/neuro/current-students/undergraduate/forms-links/

Prior to submitting an application, be sure to first carefully read through the guidelines. Also remember to have the Principal Investigator of the lab submit the Senior Thesis Faculty Approval form.

The deadline for submitting the 2018-2019 Senior Thesis application and Faculty Approval form is Saturday, September 1st, 2018.

Please let me or Dr. Shoai Hattori know if you have any questions regarding the Senior Thesis and the application.

2) Rising Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors – Fall 2018 Directed Study Application
 
If you are performing research and are interested in receiving academic credit for it, you can consider completing a Directed Study in Neuroscience. Guidelines and the link to the Directed Study application can be found on the Undergraduate Neuroscience website here:

Prior to submitting an application, be sure to first carefully read through the guidelines. Also remember to have the Principal Investigator of the lab submit the Faculty Approval form.

The deadline for submitting the Fall 2018 Directed Study application and Faculty Approval form is 12pm on September 17th, 2018.

Please let me know if you have any questions regarding the Directed Study and the application.

3) Part-Time Job Opportunity – Mass Eye and Ear

 

The Edge laboratory (part of the Eaton Peabody Lab Consortium) in the Department of Otolaryngology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary is looking for candidates interested in hearing regeneration research. The lab is has a focus on molecular biology and cellular reprogramming, and employs a variety of different techniques.

Ideally, the candidates should have basic laboratory skills, having completed the NE102 (or equivalent) lab requirement. The candidate must also be willing to work with animals (mouse model).  


The candidate will work directly under Judith Kempfle, MD, and her research technician, Reef Al-Asad. The responsibilities will include basic lab responsibilities, and he or she will learn different techniques related to genotyping, cryosectioning, and rodent handling. The candidate must commit for a minimum of 1 year (7-10 hours/week).


Please send your resume and a short cover letter to Reef Al-Asad at reef_alasad@meei.harvard.edu.


Thanks for reading!

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