Neil Smalheiser

    Email Address: neils@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Secondary Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 525 ISPI M/C 912 Phone: 413-4581
    Webpage: http://www.psych.uic.edu/faculty/smalheiser.htm
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Neuroscience -- molecular, developmental, cellular; Psychiatry -- depression, schizophrenia and autism;
    Small RNAs -- microRNAs and endogenous siRNAs;
    Informatics -- neuro-informatics, text mining, literature based discovery.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5 to 20

    Qualifications of a Student:

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    All students need to be involved actively in research, not just watching others. If you only have 5 hours a week, you will probably be assigned a library or computer based project. If you have 20 hours or more per week, you may be involved in hands-on laboratory work.

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