Zhong – Immunology/Obesity

Xuemei Zhong
xzhong@bu.edu
Options: Volunteer Basis, Potential for Academic Credit, Volunteer

Opportunity is available for undergraduate pre-med students to get trained and involved in medical science research.
Current projects in our lab involve research in immunology and diet-induced-obesity.

Selected students will be trained in various immunology technologies including isolation and tissue culture of immune cells, ELISA, Immunohistochemistry, advanced microscopy. Ten to fifteen hours per week is required to ensure sufficient training and participating and assisting in experiment. Students will also be trained for basic lab operation. Students will be encouraged to attend weekly lab meeting and journal club as allowed by class schedule.
Basic knowledge in biology lab is required. Lab safety training is required prior joining the lab.
Please send in your CV and a brief description of your experience and interest for consideration.

UROP Information

Fall 2014 Applicants will be notified of a decision by September 30th

The 17th Annual UROP Symposium will be held on October 17th, 2014

The UROP Application will be open for Spring 2014 applications in mid to late November

Spring 2014 Funding Applications will be due on December 4th at noon