Lab Assistant

Faculty Name:
Yufeng Huang

Department:
Internal Medicine

Faculty College:
Medicine

Email:
yufeng.huang@hsc.utah.edu


Project Description:

Two on-going projects funded by AHA and ADA are focus on exploring the receptor-mediated, Ang II-dependent and Ang II-independent effect of prorenin in the development of cardiac and renal fibrosis by using inducible transgenic rats.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis


Student Role:

We are looking for students who are interested in medicine and medical research to take care of transgenic rats including breeding, gene typing, scanning the rat quality.


Student Benefits:

We will pay for student's work hourly.


Project Duration:

I prefer the students to work in our lab for one to three years.


Minimum Requirements:

Students have taken the biology, chemistry, biochemistry or physiology classes. It will be even better if the students have some lab experience.