Molecular Physiology of Brain Receptors

a woman looks into a microscope.

Project will involve electrophysiological measurements of single-channel currents from HEK293 cell transfected with recombinant cDNA.

Project description

This project will involve electrophysiological measurements of single-channel currents from HEK293 cell transfected with recombinant cDNA.

Project outcomes

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
Level of collaboration To be determined by student/mentor
Benefits Academic Credit
Who is eligible Students with experience in basic microscopy and basic tissue culture

Project mentor

Gabriela Popescu

Professor

Biochemistry

Office 4226, Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Phone: (716) 829-3807

Email: popescu@buffalo.edu

Start the project

  1. Email the project mentor using the contact information above to express your interest and get approval to work on the project. Here are helpful tips on how to contact a project mentor.
  2. After you receive approval from the mentor to start this project, sign up for the digital badge series
Fulfilling Academic Major/Minor Requirements

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. 

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.