Undergraduate Research Assistant
What courses would you recommend students have taken prior to working in your laboratory?
- General Chemistry, ideally Organic and Analytical, but you will be considered even if you have not. Sign up for VIP 200 if you are in Freshman or Sophomore year.
How many hours per week do you expect a student to spend in the laboratory per research credit and does the time have to be a set schedule?
- 10 hours per week is pretty typical. When you are new to the lab, you will need to adhere to a set schedule.
Ideally, for what length of time would a student research in your laboratory to achieve a meaningful research experience?
- 1 year including a summer internship provides adequate time to develop research skills and to engage in a meaningful research experience.