Sabino – Neuroscience and Neuropharmacology

Valentina Sabino
vsabino@bu.edu
Options: Volunteer Basis, Potential for UROP Funding, Potential for Work-Study Funding, Potential for Academic Credit
Priority given to Volunteers and Directed Study (i.e. Academic Credit, if the student Department allows it), but there is potential for UROP Funding and Work-Study Funding.

Dr. Sabino and Dr. Cottone are co-directors of the Laboratory of Addictive Disorders and are currently exploring the role of several neurotransmitter systems in excessive eating, alcohol addiction and pathological anxiety using animal models of disease.
Students will play a key role in projects by assisting in animal handling, training of animals in operant conditioning procedures and drug testing. We are also looking for students for our slice immunohistochemistry projects.

We are looking for students to help us with our projects for the Summer semester as well as the Academic year.
Students should commit to at least 12-15 hours per week during the academic year and 20 hours during the Summer. **All projects require at least a 2-semester commitment.**”
Students are required to volunteer for a period of time before they begin as work-study or directed study. Students need to give availability for at least one day of the weekend as well. Most importantly, we look for motivated and reliable students.

If you are interested in applying for this position, email Dr. Sabino directly at vsabino@bu.edu and be sure to include your resume and your **class schedule**.