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Undergraduate research

News and updates regarding undergraduate research at the College of Biological Sciences. 

Igarashi Lab Looking for Student Worker

The Igarashi Lab is looking for an undergraduate student worker interested in genetics, cell biology and physiology. We investigate the genetics of the pathogenesis and progression of Polycystic Kidney Disease. We are ideally looking for sophomores, but freshmen and juniors will be considered. A strong candidate has a willingness to learn and sharp attention to detail. We would expect 10-15 hrs of work per week, however schedule would be flexible dependent on availability and skill set.

CBS Student Board Hosts Town Hall

The CBS Student Board wants to hear your feedback on joining and participating in research on campus! 

What: CBS Town Hall (Topic: Getting involved in research as students)

Who: All CBS students, faculty, and staff

When: Tuesday October 8th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

Where: Bruininks Hall 432

*Free food from Raising Cane's and Noodles & Company will be provided!*

Undergraduate Lab Assistant for Genetics Research Lab

The Greenstein lab is looking for an undergraduate student worker to support our lab infrastructure needed for genetic research using C. elegans. This is an ideal opportunity for undergraduates with a strong interest in biomedical research. Work hours are flexible, but are typically 6-10 hours per week. To apply for this position, please go to the student job site and search for job #333344.

Research position in the Voytas Lab

The Voytas Lab is looking for undergraduate students interested in working on projects involving cutting edge genome engineering and tissue-culture free gene editing in monocot plants, like corn, rice, switchgrass and etc.. This position is for students who are thinking about a research career in biotech/life sciences.

While prior lab experience is a plus, it is by no means required. Students who are accepted will gain skills in:

Two Student Research Positions Open in the Voytas Lab

Members of the Voytas lab on the St Paul Campus are currently looking for undergraduate students interested in working on projects involving cutting edge genetic engineering systems in crop plants. This position is a great opportunity for students who are thinking about a research career in biotech/life sciences.

Student Position in the Gralnick Lab

The Gralnick lab is looking for paid help with lab upkeep in dishwashing, autoclaving and making general reagents. Students interested should have weekday availability between the hours of 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. on the St. Paul campus. Students can prepare to work about 6-8 hours per week in the lab.

Undergraduate research position in the Voytas Lab

The Voytas lab is looking for sophomore or junior undergraduate students interested in working on projects involving cutting edge genetic engineering, virology and synthetic biology in crop plants. This position is for students who are thinking about a research career in biotech/life sciences.

While prior lab experience is a plus, it is by no means required. Students who are accepted will gain skills in:

Join Ben Hayden's Neuroscience Lab

Join a neuroeconomics and decision making lab this fall and work with Dr. Ben Hayden. The lab is looking for motivated undergraduates to fill some volunteer research assistant positions starting. They are looking for freshmen, sophomores and juniors. About 6-10 hours per week. For more information, visit the lab website.