Neurotrauma and Repair Laboratory

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Students will culture and maintain organotypic brain slice cultures and then apply a mechanical stimulus to simulate a brain injury. The project is focused on quantifying the changes in neuronal network function due to the injury, exploring molecular mechanisms responsible for those changes, and testing new treatments to ameliorate post-traumatic changes.

Lab: Neurotrauma and Repair Laboratory

Direct Supervisor: Nevin Varghese

Position Dates: 6/1/2020 - 8/14/2020

Hours per Week: 40

Paid Position: Yes

Credit: No

Number of Positions: 2

Qualifications: Neuronal physiology, matlab, sterile technique

Eligibility: Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Master's (SEAS only)

 

Barclay Morrison, bm2119@columbia.edu