William and Mary

William & Mary Department of Biology, Kersher Lab

Oliver Kersher

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Phone Number : 757-221-2229
Number Internships available : 1
Summary : In this research internship, the intern will conduct research in genetics and molecular biology. There may also be an opportunity to work with high school students. For more information, see the detailed description.
Interview Required : Yes
Special Requirements : Intern must have an interest in molecular biology research and the associated lab work. The intern must be highly motivated, well organized, and be able to accomodate our flexible work.
Minimum Time Commitment : 8 Weeks
Lodging Provided : Yes

Additional Details

We are a molecular yeast genetics lab studying small protein modifiers required for protein degradation, cell cycle progression, the DNA damage response, and cell signaling.  The intern will be part of research team including undergraduate students, Masters students, and a post-doc.  Responsibilities include their own research project (to be determined with the principal investigator), record data and log strains and plasmids, present progress to the P.I., and attend lab meetings.  There will a possibility to work with high school students if so desired.

Lodging for summer students is provided in the W&M dorms on campus.