This project will investigate how residues located in the cytoplasmic domain of NMDA receptors influence this receptor's function.
This project will investigate how residues located in the cytoplasmic domain of NMDA receptors influence this receptor's function. Approaches include mutagenesis, protein expression in heterologous systems, electrophysiology and kinetic analyses.
The specific outcomes of this project will be identified by the faculty mentor at the beginning of your collaboration.
|Length of commitment||To be determined by student/mentor|
|Start time||Fall, Spring, Summer|
|Level of collaboration||To be determined by student/mentor|
|Who is eligible||Students with a strong background in chemistry, biology and physical sciences|
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.
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.