Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an underappreciated but important cause of childhood hearing loss. We have a well characterized mouse model of this condition. We are very interested in determining the mechanism underlying CMV mediated hearing loss.
This is a paid research position; This is a work-study research position; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis or Senior Thesis; Earn independent study credit
Will work independently or with our team on this mouse model. You will be responsible for conducting experiments.
You will learn to inoculate the mice, measure their hearing and perform immunohistochemistry studies. The goal will be presentations and future publications.
Duration and time is flexible. If you are good, we will work with your schedule.
Willingness to work hard, learn and be able to work in a team setting.