The Gaj lab is looking for a motivated and high achieving undergraduate researcher. Main responsibilities will include conducting behavior studies in animal models, and assisting with any other experimental procedures needed for project success.
As a whole, the Gaj lab hopes to harness genome modifying technologies such as CRISPR systems for development into therapies to correct various neurodegenerative disorders such as ALS, Alzheimer’s, and Huntington’s disease.
Basic qualifications: Majoring in the life sciences (or related field), able to dedicate 20 hours a week to research, able to start onboarding ASAP.
Preferred qualifications: previous lab experience (classes or research)
**This is a course credit opportunity. Future paid opportunities are possible if the researcher demonstrates excellent progress in their first year upon joining the lab.**
If interested, please email Katherine Tan (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a resume and answers to the following:
- Why you are interested in undergraduate research?
- Specifically, why are you interested in the Gaj lab?