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Radcliffe Institute Research Assistant Position: Psychiatry, AI, and Equity

Radcliffe Institute Research Assistant Position: Psychiatry, AI, and Equity
Francis Shen / Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior / Medical School & Benjamin Silverman / Medical School
fall 2021 (applications due 25 October for 1 November start date)



Harvard Radcliffe Institute invites students to apply for an open position in the Multidisciplinary Student Research...

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Research Assistant Position: Cerebrovascular Imaging in Aging and Dementia

Research Assistant Position: Cerebrovascular Imaging in Aging and Dementia
Dr. Meher Juttukonda, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Fall 2021 – Spring 2022


The Brain Aging and Dementia (BAnD) Laboratory in the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging consists of multiple investigators using neuroimaging to understand how risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease affect brain structure and function. The Cerebrovascular Aging and Spin Labeling (CASL) Laboratory is a research group within BAnD that is focused... Read more about Research Assistant Position: Cerebrovascular Imaging in Aging and Dementia

Volunteer Student Researcher Positions: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotion Processing and Childhood Anxiety

Volunteer Student Researcher Positions: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of Emotion Processing and Childhood Anxiety
Dr. Charles Nelson, Harvard Graduate School of Education / Harvard Medical School / Boston Children’s Hospital
Fall 2021



The Nelson Lab is currently seeking undergraduate student researchers to volunteer on the Emotion Project, a large longitudinal study aimed at investigating the neural bases of emotion processing and...

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Student Researcher Positions: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience of Early Life Adversity

Volunteer Student Researcher Positions: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience fo Early Life Adversity
Dr. Charles Nelson, Harvard Graduate School of Education / Harvard Medical School / Boston Children’s Hospital
Fall 2021



The Nelson Lab is currently seeking undergraduate student researchers to volunteer on two projects aimed at investigating the effects of early-life adversity on child brain and behavioral development. In this position,...

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Student Internship: Quality Neurologic Care for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Student Internship: Quality Neurologic Care for Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Dylan Rice and Farrah Mateen, Global Neurology Research Group (GNRG), Neurological Clinical Research Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
fall 2021


The Global Neurology Research Group at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) is searching for a student intern for fall and winter 2021-2022. The GNRG conducts research both locally in the greater Boston area and in low- and middle-income countries (such as the Republic of Guinea, Tanzania, Peru, and South Africa) with... Read more about Student Internship: Quality Neurologic Care for Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Research Assistant Position: Neurobiology of Parasitic Behavior Manipulation

Research Assistant Position: Neurobiology of Parasitic Behavior Manipulation
Dr. Carolyn Elya and Prof. Benjamin de Bivort, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology/FAS
fall 2021



Why do organisms behave the way they do? The de Bivort lab is interested in answering this question from a variety of perspectives including neural circuits, genetics, evolution and...

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Research Assistant Position: Effects of Pleasure in Learning on Adolescent Depression

Research Assistant Position: Effects of Pleasure in Learning on Adolescent Depression
Prof. Doris Sommer and Tom Osborn, Pre-Texts Program, Cultural Agents Initiative / Romance Languages and Literatures & African and African American Studies/FAS
fall tern

This work is part of Pre-Texts, a program in the Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard. In this specific study, 450 adolescents in a slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya will participate in afterschool arts-literacy program to determine if pleasure in learning has therapeutic effects on clinically depressed students....

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Research Assistant Position: Sleep, Cognition, and Neuropsychiatry

Research Assistant Position: Sleep, Cognition and Neuropsychiatry
Dr. Dara Manoach, Sleep, Cognition, and Neuropsychiatry (SCAN) Lab, Mass General Hospital / Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
fall term


The SCAN Lab is seeking a volunteer Undergraduate Research Assistant. We are currently conducting investigations on the contribution of abnormal sleep to cognitive deficits,...

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