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Undergraduate Research Positions at the Molecular Imaging and Nanotech Innovation (MINI) Laboratories

Faculty Mentor: Shreya Goel
Title: Assistant Professor
College: Pharmacy
School / Department: Molecular Pharmaceutics

Project description

We are recruiting undergraduate students at all levels to work on several multidisciplinary projects focused on developing new and impactful antibody- and nanoparticle-based therapies and diagnostic tracers to improve outcomes in advanced metastatic and pediatric malignancies. We develop and integrate innovative nano-bioengineering tools and technologies with nuclear and optical imaging to enhance the way to visualize, treat and manage cancer. For more information about lab research, please visit:

Student Role: Mammalian cell culture, immunofluorescence microscopy, nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, flow cytometry, western blot. There is potential to train on animal imaging experiments for advanced students. Students work in a dynamic environment alongside other undergraduate, graduate students and postdocs, and are encouraged to apply for UROP and other fellowship opportunities. Students will be trained in data collection, analysis, organization and presentation in lab meetings and project discussions.
Student Benefits: Develop unique skill-set, apply for fellowships, potential co-author publications depending on student contribution
Project Duration: 1-2 years, ~ 10 hours per week during fall and spring semesters, 20-40 hours per week during summer.
Opportunity Type: Volunteer, Prepare a UROP proposal, Write an Honors Thesis or Senior Thesis, Earn independent study credit
Opportunity Location Type: In Person
Is this a paid opportunity: No
Minimum Requirements: Biomedical sciences related majors
How To Apply: To apply: Email your resume to Dr. Shreya Goel (