Addiction and Behavioral Neuroscience

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Faculty Mentor:  

Professor Sean Ostlund
Department:  Anesthesiology
Office Address:  Gillespie Neuroscience Research Facility Room #3111
Campus Phone:  19498241347
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Area of Research:   Biomedical Sciences-Anatomy & Neurobiology/Neurology
Additional AOR:  Rodent behavior
Expected Duration:   Academic Year and Summer
Majors:   Neurobiology, Biological Sciences, Psychological Science
Additional Majors:  Data or Computer Science
Eligibility Requirements:   Commitment to at least 12 hours per week. Interest in continuing for 3 or more academic quarters.
Project Details:   We offer undergraduates a chance to participate in ongoing lab projects investigating the neural mechanisms of motivated behavior and decision making in rodents, including how such behavior becomes dsyregulated in addiction and other disease states. Students learn important research skills and theoretical knowledge, and will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to lab research, potentially resulting in co-authorship on scientific papers.
Number of Positions:   3
Posted On:   9/4/2019
Post Until:   9/2026
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