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Undergraduate research position on Machine Learning and Cell Structure

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Application Due: April 1st
Start date: Summer 2023
End date: Summer 2024 (renewal based on performance)

The Mechanical Adaptations Laboratory is seeking a motivated individual to work on developing machine learning algorithms to detect changes in cellular structures.

Job Requirements

(Training will be provided for all technical aspects)

    • Ability to commit 10- 15h
    • Organize large amount of imaging data
    • Coding in Python Keras | TensorFlow to implement/utilize a convolutional neural network (CNN) for detecting changes in cellular structure
    • Perform antibody labeling of cellular structures
    • Use confocal microscopy to collect cell images
    • Aseptic cell culture

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We are looking for motivated and flexible individuals who are competent in learning new methods and interested in interfacing programming skills with microscale cellular structures. An ideal candidate would be a sophomore or a junior in a biomedical-related field (Science or Engineering both acceptable) who is hardworking, self-reliant, well-organized, and interested in imaging, programming, and biomedical sciences. Seniors will be considered based on interviews. This job would be an excellent opportunity to gain research experience in a growing and exciting field of biomedical engineering. Please check out our lab website for more information.


Full-time as allowable during summer and spring


Send your resume, unofficial transcript, and a brief cover letter to Dr. Gunes Uzer ( Review of applications will start immediately on a rolling basis and selected students will be contacted for an interview as soon as possible.