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Summer Research using GENI

GENI (Global Environment for Network Innovations) provides a virtual laboratory for networking and distributed systems research and education. It is well suited for exploring networks at scale, thereby promoting innovations in network science, security, services and applications.

More information about GENI can be found on the program’s website.

Please contact Lancie Affonso at if you are interested in cybersecurity research this summer using the NSF-funded CyberPaths and GENI.

Posted on September 21, 2018 in Research

Opportunity for Independent Study at MUSC

The Howe lab (MUSC, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) investigates breast cancer metastasis, focusing on factors that influence the epithelial to mesenchymal transition (EMT), such as hnRNP E1 and ILEI. We are seeking one motivated CofC undergraduate for a part-time volunteer position in our lab; duties will include tissue culture, genotyping of transgenic mice by PCR and maintenance of lab records.

If interested, please contact Breege Howley by email at

Posted on September 6, 2018 in Research

Independent Study Opportunity in Health Psychology

Dr. Matthew Carpenter, a Professor and Licensed Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC, is looking for undergraduate students to aid in research on tobacco-related research. More information regarding this opportunity can be found below.






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Time: Anticipated ~10-20 hours/week. Mostly evening work, occasional daytime or weekend hours. (Training will be during the daytime.) Looking for someone who can join our team at least through end of Spring 2019, though longer is preferred.

Compensation: $10-12/hr, depending on experience

Additional Benefits to You: Research experience, independent study for course requirements, including opportunities for data analyses & writeup, good experience if you’re thinking of graduate school or medical school, experience in medical setting

Responsibilities include: Data collection and Interactions with Study Participants, assistance in recruitment of study participants, miscellaneous office work

Requirements: Junior or Senior Psychology Major or equivalent health-related major, GPA of 3.0 or above

Preferred Course prerequisites: Research Methods, Statistics

To Apply: Please send letter and resume/CV to BOTH Dr. Carpenter AND Amy Boatright, Program Coordinator at

If you have any questions, please contact Matthew Carpenter, PhD at or 843.876.2436.

Posted on September 6, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

NASA DEVELOP National Program – Opportunity for Students & Recent Grads

What: NASA DEVELOP National Program

Where: NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) in downtown Asheville, NC

When: 10-week programs are available during the summer, fall, and spring

Who: Anyone 18 and over, including currently enrolled college students and recent graduates

Why: Enhance technical and professional skills, receive an introduction to NASA Earth observation capabilities, and gain research and scientific communication experience.

How: See more details here and apply here!


Posted on July 1, 2018 in Internships & Jobs, Research

Help with Sexual Assault Prevention Research

MUSC is looking for College of Charleston students to help us make a prevention program for alcohol and sexual assault. You will be shown some program materials and asked to give feedback. You will also be asked to take a short survey. For your time, you’ll be compensated with a $25 e-gift card.

Who: Men, women, and trans* students aged 18-25
What: A research study at MUSC to participate in a study about alcohol and sexual assault to help improve prevention
Where: MUSC (directions will be provided) or online
Contact: Please call Dr. Amanda Gilmore at 843-792-1123 or to learn more!

Note: This research study has been approved through the Institutional Review Boards at both MUSC and the College of Charleston

Posted on June 20, 2018 in Announcements & Events, Research

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