Undergraduate Research Positions at the Molecular Imaging and Nanotech Innovation Laboratories

Mentor Name:
Shreya Goel

Mentor Position:
Assistant Professor

Department:
Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry

College:
Pharmacy

Email:
shreya.goel@utah.edu


Project Description:

The Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology Innovation Laboratory is seeking undergraduate students to lead research efforts at the intersection of molecular imaging, bioengineering, nanomedicine, immunology and theranostics.
Laboratory Research Directions:
1.Use and develop advanced imaging tools to understand the role of the biophysical microenvironment in cancer progression and treatment response.
2. Develop innovative nanomedicine-based approaches for personalized image-guided treatment.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis or Senior Thesis


Student Role:

Assist in basic chemical and biological experiments, image acquisition, image analysis and scientific writing.


Student Benefits:

Career development opportunities in a collaborative, multidisciplinary lab. Opportunity to develop strong scientific experimental and writing skills.


Project Duration:

Projects duration: 1-2 semesters or longer. Estimated hours per week: 10-15


Minimum Requirements:

Motivated and responsible students are encouraged to apply. Familiarity with cell culture or simple chemical synthesis is desirable. Basic MATLAB or ImageJ skills are a plus.