I can no longer be in denial - summer is over! Crowded Connector buses, students studying before class, and seminar flyers lining the halls are sure signs that fall semester is in full swing. It’s a busy time for all. While I know our to-do lists are overflowing this time of year, I hope you will all take a few minutes to participate in the forthcoming Employee Engagement Survey.
A collaborative research network funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) is just getting underway this fall with 14 institutions participating. The network allows educational researchers to escape institutional silos and collectively explore how undergraduate STEM classrooms can support students from all backgrounds.
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!*
Microbiology and Political Science
CBS commuter students, eat lunch together this Thursday! Bring your lunch, play games and connect with other commuter students within CBS.
When: Thursday, October 3rd (and first Thursday of each month) from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Where: 3-104 Molecular and Cellular Biology
Future 2019 Dates: November 7th and December 5th.
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.
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:
Daniel Ackerman (PhD in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior '19) in a recording studio at Minnesota Public Radio where he works as a science journalist.