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Undergraduate Research Assistants

Are you looking for some valuable research experience? Undergraduate students can apply for research assistant positions in Yoon Lab. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in stem cell research!

It is a volunteering position. The minimum duration of commitment is one year and one summer. Research assistants will work approximately 10 hrs/week including attendance in lab meeting on Friday at 4 pm.

The tasks are involved in many facets of the lab:

• Lab maintenance
• qRT-PCR (including RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, PCR)
• Flow Cytometry/FACS
• Genotyping
• Histology (sample prep and cryostat, Immunohistochemistry, Immunocytochemistry)
• Epi/Confocal microscopy
• Animal handling and surgery
• Cell culture
• Moleculare biology work
• Protein work (Western blots and Immunoprecipitation)

First, undergraduates interested in joining Yoon Lab as research assistants send your CV/resume and biosketch (see the NIH Biosketch template) to Dr. Young-sup Yoon and Dr. Sang-Ho Lee.

If this step is failed, your application would not be processed.

Second, arrange an interview with Dr. Sang-Ho Lee after following the instructions (step 1 and 2) on Yoon Lab Volunteer Student FormCardiology Volunteer Compliance Form is also needed to completed.

Third, finish the rest of paper work and training (step 3~5).


Pre-med Checklist:

Is your cumulative and science grade point average above average? □ yes □ no
When are you planning for the MCAT? □ yes □ no

What activities are you involved in?
□ Lectures/course required for the medical school
□ Lab/Research activity
□ Teaching Conferences
□ Hospital/Clinical experiences

Do you have clinical experience such as volunteering at a local hospital, going abroad, shadowing experience? □ yes □ no

How is your interpersonal relationship? Do you manifest…
□ Honesty
□ Reliability
□ Genuineness
□ Warmth
□ Empathy

Other characteristics:
□ Control impulses
□ Maintain good judgment under physical and emotionally exhausting conditions