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Undergraduate Research Position in the Mashek Lab

The Mashek lab is seeking several undergraduate students to help with general laboratory duties and to assist in various ongoing projects. These duties include, but are not limited to, making solutions, RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, real-time PCR, protein assays, Western blotting, cell culture, etc. Depending upon the student there are also opportunities to become involved with specific projects within our general theme of hepatic and muscle energy/lipid metabolism and their relationship to metabolic diseases (Type 2 Diabetes, NAFLD, etc.). Interested candidates can send applications materials to Mara Masehk at For more information on the Mashek laboratory, visit their webpage at