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. Additionally, it is strongly recommended to attend Journal Club meeting on Monday at 10 am.
The tasks are involved in many facets of the lab:
• Lab maintenance
• qRT-PCR (including RNA extraction, cDNA synthesis, PCR)
• Flow Cytometry/FACS
• 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)
If this step is failed, your application would not be processed.
Third, finish the rest of paper work and training (step 3~5).
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…
□ Control impulses
□ Maintain good judgment under physical and emotionally exhausting conditions