Microbiomes for Pollutant Biodegradation
This project studies microorganisms that can degrade air pollutants and aims to engineer high-performing microbiomes that are capable of biodegrading complex pollutant mixtures.
Efficient regression model for high-dimensional, correlated data
The goal of this project is to develop a new statistical method to efficiently study complex associations and interactions between multiple correlated predictors and an outcome of interest.
Social Synchrony Video Coding
We are looking for two students to help us rate the social synchrony in videos of people interacting over Skype. The project requires hand-rating each segment of each video so that we have a "gold
Genetics of kidney diseases
The lab of Rasheed Gbadegesin, Faculty member in the Department of Pediatrics and Duke Molecular Physiology Institute (DMPI), is looking for students to jo
Make Transgenic zebrafish to observe and perturb neural activity
Join the Naumann lab to make and maintain transgenic zebrafish with a brain that glows when its neurons fire!
All optical decoding of whole brain neural circuitry in zebrafish
The Naumann lab in the Department of Neurobiology at Duke University uses cutting-edge behavioral analysis and imaging technologies to study behavior and brain-scale neural circuit func
Monitoring malaria parasite development in the blood stage
Malaria is a devastating global health burden that resulted in over 200 million cases and 400k deaths in 2019.
Minecraft Block Party: Technology, Equity, Creativity
Genetic Adaptations to Environmental Stress in a Human Fungal Pathogen
Miniature mass spectrometry for oceanography and planetary exploration
Student Research Assistant in Biogeochemistry Lab
The Bernhardt lab has a long standing project analysis aquatic insect emergence patterns throughout Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest in North Woodstock, New Hampshire (https://hubbardbrook.org/).
General Lab Assistant in Duke Biology
The Bernhardt Lab in Duke Biology is biogeochemistry lab working on a wide range of projects related to how ecosystems retain and transform elements and energy, and how ecosystems changing as a res
Student Research Assistant for hormone preparation
The Alberts lab is looking for 3 research assistants to help weigh, extract, and purify hormones from baboon fecal samples.
Artificial Intelligence in Integrated Circuits to find Dark Matter
The goal of this Online project is to implement artificial intelligence algorithms directly into the hardware of an integrated circuit, so that these circuits can perform image reconstruction and p
Understanding how environmental context affects plant hormone response
Plants respond to environmental changes by adjusting their development.
Carbon Nanotube based Electron Source for Miniature Mass Spectrometry
This project will be part of a broader project that has the goal of building a miniature cycloidal coded aperture mass spectrometer for planetary exploration that has super-resolution capabilities
Vision restoration in mice with retinal degeneration
Gene therapy is an attractive treatment option for inherited blindness, but studies have shown that the timing of therapy is essential for effective treatment.
Investigating the Antimicrobial Activity of Histatin Metallopeptides
We are interested in working with an undergraduate student to assist in a laboratory-based project studying antimicrobial peptides and their interactions with metal ions. Utilizing spectroscopic an
Work-Study: Updating the RNA-Targeted Bioactive Ligand Database
The Hargrove Lab is looking for an undergraduate student with experience in computer science for a work study position to assist in the updating and maintenance of our in-house database
Understanding the drivers of plant trait intraspecific variability
This project will be working with one of the largest existing databases on plant traits to explore the ecological consequences and evolutionary drivers of intraspecific variability.
Meerkat Behavioral Development
The Drea Lab is seeking 1-3 undergraduate(s) interested in data processing and statistical analysis of a behavioral and developmental ecology project
Virulence Phenotypes Among Human Clinical Isolates of Cryptococcus
The environmental fungus, Cryptococcus, is primarily considered to be an opportunistic human fungal pathogen; infecting those with weakened or suppressed immune systems (
CRISPR/Cas9 Gene Editing in Metabolic Liver Disorders
Designing and 3D printing Blue Crab Hemolymph Collectors
This project will design and test 3D printed prototypes for blue crab hemolymph collection.
Effects of multiple stressors on North Atlantic Right Whales
As part of a large project funded by the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) that is investigating the effects of multiple stressors on right whales, this project will
Expression of long noncoding RNAs in childhood cancer
The goal of this research is ultimately to use long noncoding RNAs as therapeutic targets for cancers including the childhood cancer rhabdomyosarcoma and the brain cancer glioblastoma.
Quantifying baboon hair color to understand genetics and evolution
Hybridization between species has classically been considered a "reproductive mistake" that results in less fit offspring (Mallet 2005 TREE).