Ashley Hall

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    College: Pharmacy Department: Biopharmaceutical Sciences
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: 456A PHARM Phone: 312-996-2560
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Forensic Science
    DNA Profiling
    Touch DNA
    Genetics of Eye Color
    Massively Parallel Sequencing
    Y-Chromosome Markers
    DNA Profile Databases

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Major: any of the life sciences

    Year: junior, senior (sophomore with lab experience considered)

    Minimum GPA: 3.0

    Prerequisite classes: general biology, laboratory-based courses in biology

    Preferred experience: familiarity with general biological lab skills, use of micropipets, reagent preparation, ability to follow protocols and document results

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    In my lab, I require undergraduate students to spend at least 10 hours a week in the lab. I assign the student to work directly with a graduate student on the selected research project. (S)he will be fully trained in laboratory protocol, then asked to work independently to advance the research project.

    Successful students will be included as authors on peer-reviewed journal articles, and on presentations given at national and/or local meetings (posters or talks).

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