Undergraduate Research Position Available in Nutrition and the Human Genome Laboratory

The Nutrition and Human Microbiome Laboratory is looking for undergraduate students to contribute to clinical research focused on the impact of diet on the microbiome. Specifically, responsibilities for research assistants will include benchtop work processing and analyzing biological samples from an ongoing clinical trial.  All necessary training will be provided, although previous lab work or courses involving pipetting is preferred.  

 Research assistants will be asked to commit to at least 6 hours/week of time in lab, mornings preferred.  Training will begin immediately, and work will begin at the end of January. There will be the option to obtain graded research credit for the Spring or Summer 2017 semesters.

 For more information: Nutrition and the Human Microbiome Laboratory and Dr. Hannah Holscher’s FSHN faculty page.  

 Interested individuals should send their resume to Sharon Thompson (svthomp2@illinois.edu) as soon as possible, but no later than November 30th.