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Metabolic Engineering

Primary Investigators:
Jamey D. Young, Ph.D.
Brief Description of Project:
The undergraduate student will be involved in research to engineer the metabolic pathways of cells to understand disease mechanisms or to produce commercial products.

Desired Qualifications:
Prior cell culture or biochemistry lab experience.
Nature of Supervision:
Weekly individual meetings with PI and weekly lab group meetings. Day-to-day supervision and mentoring by a senior mentor working in the lab.
A Brief Research Plan (period is for 10 weeks):
Student will learn cell culture techniques and metabolic assays. Student will apply these methods to investigate biological questions of interest.
Number of Open Slots: 1
Contact Information:
Name: Jamey D. Young
Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering