Undergrad research scholars- Wynne Laboratory

Mentor Name:
Brandi Wynne

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine



Project Description:

Our laboratory researches hypertension, and in particular, salt-sensitive hypertension. We investigate this from a cell/molecular basis using cell culture, microscopy and whole animal experiments. We are interested in the renal and cardiovascular physiology during hypertension, with an emphasis on inflammation. Additionally, we will have a new project investigating the microbiome in patients with CKD/hypertension in the near future. Our laboratory supports excited and motivated undergrads!

Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; This is a paid research position; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis; Earn independent study credit

Student Role:

Multiple roles are available. The PI allows the student to have some influence on his/her particular role in the laboratory after exploring options in the lab.

Student Benefits:

PI is open to different options according to what the student needs (ie, work study, volunteer, paid, research for credit).

Project Duration:

This is completely variable on the student; however, it is expected that he/she is dedicated to the work. Of course, classes come first.

Minimum Requirements:

Students must be: willing to learn, work hard, excited about science/medicine and research, energetic and have a great attitude towards his/her peers.