Students will work with members of the Mugumu Safe House in Serengeti, Tanzania, to help create awareness of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and support girls' empowerment through social media and the sale of customized logo bracelets.
Students will contribute to the development of ongoing project: smart insole, extending the existing work for three new applications: human computer interface; ambulatory tracking; and timed up and go system.
Seeking students to characterize gene expression patterns in mosquito embryos, regulatory sequences in transgenic fly and mosquito models, and explore the function of regulatory elements through mutagenesis.
In this project, we will use a variety of pharmacological and sophisticated molecular techniques, including optogenetics, to determine which brain regions and neurotransmitters are responsible for the motivation to consume alcohol.
Members of the UB and Buffalo communities have been traveling to Mara, Tanzania, since 2009, collaborating with partners in support of women’s empowerment and community development. You are invited to contribute your talents and expertise through related projects.