Undergrad Research or Opportunity

Research Assistant Positions: Language Understanding

Research Assistant Positions: Language Understanding
Prof. Jesse Snedeker, Harvard Laboratory for Developmental Studies, Psychology/FAS
spring 2020 (priority to applications received by 29 January 2020)

Imagine talking to your friend in a busy coffee shop. You want to be a good friend and listen closely but there are so many sights, smells, and sounds around you. We are interested in how people manage to understand speech in everyday contexts and how the information around them (both linguistic and non-linguistic) impacts what they think they hear....

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Research Assistant Positions: Biomedical Research (full time)

Research Assistant Positions: Biomedical Research (full time)
The Rockefeller University (New York City)
full time, post graduation (application deadline 29 January 2020, via Crimson Careers)

We are currently hiring graduating seniors for 1-2 year biomedical research assistant positions to work closely with senior scientists and participate in challenging, complex, and dynamic research projects.
Follow your passion for excellence in science and join our researchers in the pursuit of science for the benefit of...

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Research Internship: Neurobiology and Biochemistry

Research Internship: Neurobiology and Biochemistry
Summer Internship Program (MaxSIP), Max Planck Institutes of Neurobiology and Biochemistry (Munich, Germany)
summer 2020 (application deadline 1 March 2020)

MaxSIP provides the opportunity for highly motivated Bachelor and Master students to join one of the labs at the two participating Max Planck Institutes to conduct a 10-week summer research internship project. Research can be on a project in fields ranging from structural, computational, developmental and cellular biology to...
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Research Assistant Positions: fMRI Study of Neural Plasticity after Lesions of the Visual Pathways

Research Assistant Positions: fMRI Study of Neural Plasticity after Lesions of the Visual Pathways
Smirnakis Lab (http://smirnakislab.bwh.harvard.edu/), Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
spring 2020


We are looking for a student interested in studying how visual rehabilitation training promotes visual cortex plasticity after injury improving visual performance. ... Read more about Research Assistant Positions: fMRI Study of Neural Plasticity after Lesions of the Visual Pathways

Research Assistant Positions: Circuit Mechanisms of Neural Coding and Visual Perception

Research Assistant Positions: Circuit Mechanisms of Neural Coding and Visual Perception
Smirnakis Lab (http://smirnakislab.bwh.harvard.edu/), Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
spring 2020

We are looking for students interested in studying how different types of neurons interact along the cortical column to form coordinated assemblies that encode sensory (visual) information.
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Research Assistant Positions: Circuit Mechanisms of Epilepsy

Research Assistant Positions: Circuit Mechanisms of Epilepsy
Smirnakis Lab (http://smirnakislab.bwh.harvard.edu/), Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
spring 2020


We are looking for students interested in studying how seizures modulate cortical circuit activity. The position will start as volunteer with the potential of developing into a part...

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Research Assistant Positions: Cognitive Development of Infants

Research Assistant Positions: Cognitive Development of Infants
Laboratory for Developmental Studies / Harvard-MIT Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines, Prof. Elizabeth Spelke (Psychology/FAS)
spring 2020


Interested and motivated students to assist with research in Prof. Elizabeth Spelke's cognitive development lab, under the aegis of the Laboratory for Developmental Studies and the Harvard-MIT Center for Brains, Minds, and Machines. Most of the research in the lab uses behavioral methods, focused on infants' spontaneous actions of...

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Sens Post-Baccalaurate Fellowships: Regenerative Medicine (full time)

Sens Post-Baccalaurate Fellowships: Regenerative Medicine (full time)
various locations through Sens Research Foundation
full-time post-graduation – application due 17 February 2020

The Sens Research Foundation's Gap-Year Program offers undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct biomedical research to combat diseases of aging, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The program seeks to prepare participants for a career in regenerative medicine through...

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Fellowship: Primary Care Medicine (full time)

Fellowship: Primary Care Medicine (full time)
MedServe, North Carolina
full-time, post-graduation – two-year position, application deadline 15 February 2020

The MedServe Fellowship is a 2-year service-learning fellowship for recent graduates interested in health careers, especially pre-med and pre-PA students. MedServe is a non-profit with the mission to improve the health of the medically underserved communities of North Carolina while exposing tomorrow’s most promising future providers...

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Research Assistant Position: Associative Learning and Virtual Reality

Research Assistant Position: Associative Learning and Virtual Reality
Dr. Alexandra Acunzo and Prof. Elizabeth Phelps, Psychology/FAS
spring and summer 2020


Project description: This study examines whether virtual reality can be used to enhance extinction learning in healthy humans. Animal research has demonstrated that weak learning followed by exploration of a novel open field enhances retention of the learning the next day (Moncada, D., Ballarini, F., & Viola, H. (2015). Behavioral tagging: a translation of the synaptic tagging...

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Research Assistant Position: Computational Neuroimaging

Research Assistant Position: Computational Neuroimaging
Prof. Anastasia Yendiki, Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging, Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
spring 2020



The student researcher will contribute to a project that aims to map connections in the human brain, based on a combination of in vivo diffusion MRI brain scans with prior information from microscopic resolution ex vivo MRI and optical imaging. Brain...

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Internship Positions: Brain Health

Internships: Brain Health
Dr. Ana-Maria Vranceanu, Integrated Brain Health Clinial and Research Program, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
spring 2020


The Integrated Brain Health Clinical and Research Program (IBHCRP) at MGH is excited to announce new volunteer opportunities for student volunteers! IBHCRPis a clinical, research and training program. Our mission is to preserve and promote brain health through cutting edge mind-body and lifestyle interventions. We serve individuals on the continuum from health to illness. Dr. Ana-...

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