Brenda Russell

    Email Address: russell@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Physiology and Biophysics
    Secondary Department: Bioengineering
    Title: Professor
    Office: 2091 CMRB Phone: 4130407
    Webpage: http://russell.lab.uic.edu/
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Cell and molecular biology of muscle. Cardiac tissue engineering. Stem cell biology. Cell physiology. Microscopy and imaging.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 15

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Science major; No objection to working with animals

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    A commitment of several semesters and perhaps summer work is required since it takes several months for a student to learn the techniques.

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