Psychology Undergraduate Research Opportunities

The Investigation of Genetics Exome Research (TIGER Study)

To find out about this 499 opportunity contact:

Contact name: Koko Hall
Telephone: (206) 543-9778

Faculty Information

Faculty Advisor:
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Does faculty advisor meet with students?

If yes, how often?

Direct supervisor of students:

Koko Hall
Supervisor Title: Research Study Coordinator
Will 499 students participate in weekly or biweekly discussions sessions about research or project?

Short Project Description

This project is researching the phenotype of rare genetic events associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder through human subject research.

Work Schedule

Min. number of hours/weekstudent must work: 3
Evenings/weekends OK? No
Times a student must bepresent/work: Due to COVID-19, our lab will not be considering new undergraduates until winter. However, please reach out for future openings.
Student commitment: TBD

499 Responsibilities

Working with Data Working with Subjects Working with Animals/physiology
15 % data entry 5 % video taping % animal care
% database management % interview subjects % animal observation
% encoding data % scheduling appt % surgical techniques
5 % library research % running subjects % histology
% data collection 10 % child care % laboratory protocols
% recruiting subjects

Other:Assisting with lab responsibilties, such as sanitizing equipment, behavioral assisting during EEG sessions, literature reviews, and other projects of interest to 499 intern.

Skills / Experience Preferred

Experience with children and Autism Spectrum Disorder