The laboratory of Andy Wessels at the Medical University of South Carolina has an opening for one or two undergraduate students interested in NIH-funded research focused on elucidating the molecular and cellular mechanisms that are involved in the pathogenesis of congenital and acquired heart diseases. Research activities include, but are not restricted to, tissue isolation and processing, DNA extraction and genotyping by PCR, standard and advanced histology, immunofluorescence, and 3-Dimensional Imaging processing.
Successful candidates for this volunteer research opportunity are expected to dedicate between 8-20 hours/week to this position. The Wessels lab will provide extensive training upon joining lab. The environment in the Wessels lab is friendly and relaxed. In the planning of experiments and other activities the lab takes into consideration class schedules, exams, etc. More information is available here.
If interested, please contact Dr. Wessels: email@example.com