Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Develop ELP Materials for Biological Applications"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
biochemistry & biomedical engineering
Project Description:
The DURI participant will assist with the construction of an ELP gene sequence and use it to express unique protein constructs for biological applications. This work will be conducted in close collaboration with a graduate student in the Thompson Research Group in the Bindley Biosciences Center.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will be running gel electrophoresis and protein expression experiments.
Related Website(s):
http://www.chem.purdue.edu/thompson
Desired Qualifications:
two semesters of biochemistry research experience required
Estimated Weekly Hours:
12
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Thompson, David
Deptartment/College:
chemistry

Student Supervisor

Name:
Craig Sweet
Title:
Graduate Research Assistant

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Timothy Ratliff
Deptartment/College:
Comparative Pathobiology/Veterinary Medicine