Kamal Sharma

    Email Address: kamalsha@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Anatomy and Cell Biology
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 808 S. Wood Street Rm 666 Phone: 30072
    Webpage: http://www.anatomy.uic.edu/research/kamalsharma.html
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    We use cutting edge transgenic and molecular approaches to study the neural control of motor behaviors.
    Currently, we are looking for talented and motivated undergraduates to work on three projects.
    (1) Sleep.
    (2) Breathing.
    (3) Pavlovian Learning.
    We are committed to involve you in active research and not merely the mundane laboratory maintenance chores. You bring motivation to learn and we will provide an environment and opportunity to do so.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 15

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Preferred background:
    (1) Biological Sciences
    (2) Psychology
    (3) Engineering
    (4) Physical sciences.
    Any of the above.
    In case you are a freshman and do not have any research experience, we will be happy to train you.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Develop a lab schedule based on your classes that semester and stick to it. In the lab, come prepared to learn and then discover.

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