(#501) Transitional Cancer Research
For driven high school/undergraduate students, SkoolMentor is offering a unique 8 week opportunity to conduct remote research in Transitional cancer research with a research scientist affiliated with a startup biotech company. The Mentor has extensive research experience in cancer biology, gene technology, immunotechnology and bio-prospecting of medicinal plants for anticancer activity.
The likely topics of research could be (not limited) to study and develop an understanding of phenomenon related to cancer biology such as angiogenesis, tumor metastasis, signaling pathways like DNA Repair pathways, tyrosine kinase signaling, cancer genomics, resistance to chemo/radiotherapy and bio-prospecting of medicinal plants for anticancer activity. The students will get the opportunity to explore publicly available databases for scrutinizing drug resistance genes and/or look for drug candidates for targeted cancer therapy.
The researcher has experience of guiding project students specially mentoring under-graduate and postgraduate students. The mentor can assist students to write scientific articles, create a poster, presentation to be presented at science fairs and scientific conferences.
This is an excellent opportunity for students who are curious, research driven and wish to learn about cancer, genomics or immunotechnology.
Opportunities such as with these one-to-one interactions are also a great way for students to showcase the passion for STEM and stand out in college applications.
The mentoring happens once a week for 8 weeks and is for 1 hour duration.
The students need to put in about 4-6 hours per week on their own doing the research.
For pricing and other details contact email@example.com right away as spots fill up fast!
* Application Fee is non-refundable.