Constance J Jeffery

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Biological Sciences
    Secondary Department: Bioengineering
    Title: Associate Professor
    Phone: 9963168
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    The relationship between a protein's sequence, structure, and function; Bioinformatics; Biophysics; X-ray crystal structure determination; Transmembrane Proteins; Cancer; Interpretation of Genome Sequences; Moonlighting Proteins

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Mostly A's and B's in biology and chemistry classes. Prefer students who have completed Bios352 or Bios452/454. Please list biology, chemistry, physics classes completed.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students are expected to meet with the professor each week and complete assigned background reading. Projects involve some computer-based work and some in lab hands-on experiments. Students are expected to spend at least 5 hours per week on the project. If accepted, students might be eligible for receiving Bios391 credit for the semester.

    Students who are members of groups who are under-represented in science and engineering careers are expecially welcome to apply - including, but not limited to, students who are women, African-American, Latinx, Native American, Pacific Islanders, the first in their family to attend college, and students with disabilities.

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