G-protein Coupled Receptors in Cancer Progression

cancer cells illustration.

Seeking students to join a new and growing lab that seeks to understand the molecular causes of cancer in order to develop better therapies and improve patient outcomes.

Project description

Our lab seeks to understand the molecular causes of cancer in order to develop better therapies and improve patient outcome. We employ a variety of methods, from computational analysis to biochemistry, 3D cell culture and mouse models. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic students to join a new and growing lab.

Project outcome

The specific outcomes of this project will be identified by the faculty mentor at the beginning of your collaboration. 

Project details

Timing, eligibility and other details
Length of commitment To be determined by student/mentor
Start time Fall, Spring, Summer
Level of collaboration To be determined by student/mentor
Benefits Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Who is eligible Students with an enthusiasm for science, ability to work as a team player
Goldwater and the National Science Foundation

Students participating in this project might be interested in and eligible for the Goldwater Scholarship and the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Connect with the Office of Fellowships and Scholarships to learn more.

Project mentor

Michael Feigin

Assistant Professor

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Start the project

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Preparation activities

The specific preparation activities for this project will be customized through discussions between you and your project mentor. Please be sure to ask them for the instructions to complete the required preparation activities.