Sara Weisenbach

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    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Title: Assistant Professor
    Office: IJR 249 Phone: 413-4470
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    This lab investigates the neurobiology of depression during late life and the prediction of clinical course using neuropsychological and neuroimaging measures (structural and functional MRI) and genetics. Students working in this lab will be exposed to many different aspects of research, from subject recruitment, to data collection, data analysis, and preparation of data for public consumption. Efforts will be made to match tasks with students' interests and career aspirations.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 8

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Students with a background in health or social sciences are preferred. No prior research is necessary, however students should be interested in learning about the research process.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students may be involved in assisting with subject recruitment in the community, data entry, analysis of neuroimaging data, and a variety of other tasks depending upon level of commitment, time available, experience, and career aspirations. Students are expected to work during the hours they commit to the project and to complete all tasks assigned to them in a timely and fastidious manner.

    NOTE: This researcher is currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research Experience program.

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