Brian Kay

    Email Address: bkay@uic.edu
    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Biological Sciences
    Title: Professor, Head of the Department
    Office: 4318 MBRB Phone: 312-355-0189
    Webpage: http://www.uic.edu/labs/kaylab/BK_index.html
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Please see website link

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 15

    Qualifications of a Student:
    minimum GPA 3.5
    Prerequisite courses: BIOS220, 222

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The student will be expected to work at least 3 days a week, two of which should be consecutive. The student will initially start helping with research project of student mentor with the ultimate goal of working independently. Student should make a schedule with the mentor and be punctual. Must be enthusiastic about the project and be willing to read up on relevant background material. Student will be expected to help with general lab maintenance duties along with performing common lab tasks like making reagents, pouring plates etc.

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