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How do you find a research project? Just ask!

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Ahead of Undergraduate Research Week, junior Jonah Goldberg shares how direct conversations with faculty can lead to unexpected opportunities.

Research Opportunities Available Immediately in WashU School of Medicine Labs

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Research opportunities available immediately in WashU School of Medicine Labs studying sepsis, COVID-19 disease, and a number of diseases that dysregulate the innate and adaptive immune system.

Research Spotlight on WashU Film & Media Studies Student Published in Film Matters Magazine

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Justine Xi, a recent WashU alum, discusses research article in upcoming issue of Film Matter's Magazine

2020 East Central IL ACS Undergraduate Research Conference

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Register now for the Fifth Annual ECI ACS Undergraduate Research Conference Saturday, November 14, 2020

University of Miami Neuroscience Research Day

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University of Miami to host Virtual Neuroscience Research Day Friday, December 4, 2020

NCUR @Home 2021

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NCUR 2021 will be delivered as a digital event, NCUR @Home, April 12-14, 2021.

New HRPO Help Services

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The Human Research Protection Office is pleased to announce a new consultation program to provide researchers and their team members in-depth protocol-specific guidance about the IRB review process.

Getting to know Tyson's plant disease research team

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Science communications fellow Selaam Dollisso embedded with Tyson Research Center's plant disease research team, led by Rachel Penczykowski, to understand their work in the field.

Registry of Undergraduate Researchers

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The Council on Undergraduate Research hosts a Registry of Undergraduate Researchers. The purpose of this registry is to facilitate matchmaking between undergraduates who have research experience and a desire to pursue an advanced degree, with graduate schools seeking high quality students who are well prepared for research. The Registry is open to students and graduate schools in the fields of Anthropology/Archaeology, Arts/Humanities, Biology/Biochemistry, Business, Chemistry/Biochemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, English and Linguistics, Environmental Studies, Geosciences, Health Professions, History, Journalism and Communications, Mathematics/Computer Science, Physics/ Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work and Sociology.

MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia

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Register for one of the upcoming 2018 MidStates Consortium for Math & Science Undergrad Research Symposia, including the Biological Sciences and Psychology Symposium Nov. 2-3 at University of Chicago and the Physical Sciences, Math and Computer Science Symposium Nov. 9-10 at WashU. 

Research Opportunity for Students Interested in Psychology

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WashU School of Medicine's Program in Occupational Therapy is currently conducting a study that would provide a unique research experience for undergraduates, particularly Psychology majors. 

Research Opportunity for Undergrads interested in Radiology, Biomedical Engineering

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The Shokeen Lab at WashU School of Medicine, a multidisciplinary lab focused on developing novel contrast agents for non-invasive imaging of multiple myeloma, a plasma cell cancer in the bone marrow, with the goal of monitoring disease progression and therapeutic response, currently has an opening for 1-2 undergraduate students for the upcoming 2018-19 academic year.

Spring 2019 Undergraduate Research Symposium

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Friday, April 12, 4-6:30 p.m.

Summer Research Opportunity for Undergraduates Interested in Medicine or Neuroscience

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Two ideal short term projects for students interested in medicine or neuroscience research.

Research Opportunity for Undergrads in Biomedical Research Lab

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The Alexander-Brett Lab is seeking undergraduates to join its research team for the 2018-2019 school year.

Independent Study Research in Engineering and Life Sciences

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The Ornitz Laboratory is interested in identifying an undergraduate or Master’s degree student in engineering or life sciences to help design and manufacture microfluidic devices for testing the interaction between endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells in vitro. The objective of this project is to construct an in vitro model for pulmonary hypertension.

Research Opportunity for Undergrads Interested in Medicine and Technology

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The Memento Team at WashU School of Medicine is looking for undergraduate students interested in medicine and technology to help with an upcoming clinical study on a project to build a mobile application that helps physicians better diagnose Alzheimer's disease.

Great NIH program for those interested in a PhD in Biomedical Sciences

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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) currently funds 34 Postbaccalaureate Research Education Programs (PREP) that aim to provide recently graduated students with additional or enhanced research experience, professional development, and academic preparation, increasing their competitiveness and preparation for graduate training. 

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The OUR maintains lists of undergraduate research opportunities available on campus and elsewhere. 

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