Our long-term research goal is to decipher the gene regulatory network that directs the embryonic development of various types of neurons in the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus (ARC, aka ARH).
|Length of commitment||Year-long (10-12 months)|
|Level of collaboration||Students will be assisted by post-doctoral fellows and other senior members in the lab|
|Benefits||Academic Credit, Work Study|
|Who is eligible||All undergraduate students|
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.
If you are planning to use this project to satisfy program requirements for your academic major or minor, it is your responsibility to obtain approval from your academic department prior to beginning the project.
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