Lyndon F. Cooper

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    College: Dentistry Department: Oral Biology
    Title: Head, and Associate Dean for Research
    Office: 402e College of Dentistry Phone: 312 996 7515
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Bone Biology and Dental Implant Therapy
    Gene profiling analysis in human therapeutics
    Control of Gene Transcription

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    3.0 GPA
    required experience in biologic laboratory
    2nd - 4th year students

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    students will work with Post Doctoral fellows in performing laboratory studies involving cell culture and molecular biology. Student will keep meticulous notebook and assist the laboratory in organization and updating of our "toolbox" for common assays and investigations. Student will communicate activities and research progress through written summaries such that student work may be continued by others in future. Students will identify a mutually convenient work schedule with opportunities for interaction with both the laboratory PI and postdoctoral fellows and is expected to maintain 100% attendance according to the established schedule. It is anticipated that student research will culminate in work that will be presented at university research presentation venues and through eventual publication.

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