Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Develop ELP Materials for Biological Applications"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Summer 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 intern will be actively involved in running and interpreting gel electrophoresis experiments, protein expressions & purifications, and group meeting presentations of the findings.
Related Website(s):
www.chem.purdue.edu/thompson
Desired Qualifications:
Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences
Estimated Weekly Hours:
40
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 13 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