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Conduct Research with the Lavin Laboratory at MUSC

The Lavin Laboratory studies the neurobiology of neuropsychiatric disorders. It is seeking a highly motivated individual pursuing a B.S/B.A. in biological sciences, neuroscience, or related disciplines. Work will include in vivo methods, such as rat handling, behavioral testing, surgical techniques, immunofluorescence histochemistry and multiphoton microscopy. Previous experience in a laboratory setting is not required. Those interested should send a short statement of interest and CV to Dr. Antonieta Lavin (lavina@musc.edu) and cc Dr. Armenta- Resendiz (aementar@musc.edu).

Posted on February 19, 2020 in Research

Fulbright Interest Deadline Approaching

Looking for Post-Graduation options?
Interested in attending graduate school abroad?
Want to conduct research or teach English in a foreign country?

This scholarship is a great way to expand your horizons while doing something to bolster your resume. Fulbright is one of the most prestigious awards that will open doors for your future career goals. You can earn a graduatedegree abroad, work on a research project of your invention, or teach English in a variety of academic settings.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to complete international graduate study and advanced research or teach English in over 140 countries. The program awards approximately 2,000 grants annually in all fields of study.

If interested, contact the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards at nationalawards@cofc.edu by March 1st.

Posted on February 19, 2020 in Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

Opportunity for Neuroscience Research Experience at MUSC

The Otis Laboratory studies the neurobiology of reward seeking and addiction. It is seeking one or two highly-motivated individuals pursuing a B.S/B.A. in biological sciences, neuroscience, or related disciplines. Work will include in vivo methods, such as mouse handling, behavioral testing, microscopy, and surgical techniques. Previous experience in a laboratory setting is not required. Interested candidates should send a short statement of interest and CV to former CofC student and current PhD candidate in neuroscience at MUSC, Kelsey Vollmer, at vollmerk@musc.edu.

Posted on February 12, 2020 in Research

Help with Data Collection and Entry at MUSC

Work on projects focused on cognitive and brain changes in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Neuroimaging and neuropsychological testing are being used in longitudinal studies, and a new research and clinical program is being planned which uses behavioral interventions and transcranial magnetic stimulation for patients with early stage Alzheimer’s disease (i.e. Mild Cognitive Impairment).

MUSC is particularly interested in students who are driven and have the aptitude for admission to graduate school in clinical psychology or neurosciences, as it has the ideal mentoring and supportive resources to ensure success.

Contact Dr. Andreana Benitez at benitez@musc.edu if you are interested in this opportunity.

Posted on February 10, 2020 in Research

Call for Academic and Creative Submissions

University of Minnesota Duluth’s Honors Program is currently seeking academic and creative submissions for the 2020 issue of Aisthesis, its undergraduate honors journal. As an interdisciplinary publication, academic work, including honors capstone projects, literature reviews, and research articles from all fields of research are welcome. Creative submissions of nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and visual art (including but not limited to painting, sculpture, short film, multimedia, and photography) are also encouraged. If you are hoping to build your resume, share your work, and publish as an undergraduate, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

The submission deadline is March 20, 2020. Guidelines can be found here.

Please email questions to honorsaisthesis@d.umn.edu and follow the Aisthesis Facebook page for updates.

Posted on February 10, 2020 in Announcements & Events, Research

We Want to Celebrate You!


If you have applied and received a grant, internship, job, or other opportunity through the Student Opportunity Center (SOC), please email Sarah Kell at kellse@cofc.edu so we may congratulate you!

Additionally, if you have lost the SOC account activation email, never received it, or it ended in your spam folder, click here to get a new one.

Posted on January 28, 2020 in Internships & Jobs, Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Student Opportunity Center Listings, Study Abroad

Apply for the Fulbright US Student Program

Interested in studying, researching, or teaching abroad after graduation? The Fulbright U.S. Student program offers these opportunities in over 140 countries.

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program is the largest U.S. exchange program offering opportunities for students and young professionals to complete international graduate study and advanced research or teach English in a variety of academic settings. The program awards approximately 2,000 grants annually in all fields of study.

The program facilitates cultural exchange through direct interaction on an individual basis in the classroom, field, home, and in routine tasks, allowing the grantee to gain an appreciation of others’ viewpoints and beliefs, the way they do things, and the way they think. The College of Charleston is annually a Top Fulbright Producer.

Applications for the 2020-2021 cycle opens March 31, 2020 and closes the first week of October. This is the perfect time to get started on the application!

If this program interests you, please visit the National Awards Office at 6 Green Way. Office Hours are 11am-3pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and 11am-2pm on Wednesday.

For any questions or to set up meetings regarding this opportunity, email us at nationalawards@cofc.edu.

Posted on January 28, 2020 in Research, Scholarships, Grants & Awards, Study Abroad

National Science Foundation – Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation (NSF) funds a large number of research opportunities for undergraduate students through its Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.

Students are granted stipends and, in many cases, assistance with housing and travel. There are dozens of REUs available from Astronomical Sciences to Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences. You can search for all REUs here.

Highlighted REUs from the SOC include:
Interactive Biomaterials REU Program at Syracuse University
Johns Hopkins Summer Biology REU
Biodiversity REU at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
University of Wyoming Astronomy REU

Check out the Student Opportunity Center for more REUs!

Posted on January 16, 2020 in Research

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