This project aims to understand how habitat (pond) age influences fish community structure and involves sampling ponds and streams in the Oakmulgee District, Talladega National Forest. The position is primarily field-based, where students will spend approximately eight hours per week conducting focused field research with graduate students and faculty in the Talladega National Forest. Off-campus transportation is provided. Students with interests in ecology and/or conservation biology, and a love of the outdoors, are particularly encouraged to apply....
Course Credit?Yes - BSC 398
I'm looking to recruit a computer scientist interested in biology and bioinformatics to work on a project that aims to improve the methods used to identify orthologous genes (genes related by speciation and not gene duplication). My collaborators and I previously developed a program to this end (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3825643/) and I am looking for a top-notch student interested in helping to further develop this software or to write a new, more advanced program. This work is expected to result in one publication describing the approach and software that would be led by the student researcher as well as opportunities to collaborate on other publications employing this software. ...
Required AvailabilityFall 2018 | Spring 2019 | Summer 2017 | Summer 2018 | Summer 2019 | Fall 2019 | Fall 2017 | Spring 2017 | Spring 2018
Course Credit?Yes - BSC 398
Volcanic eruptions and lightning strikes are two of the most impressive and destructive natural phenomena, but much is still unknown about the fundamental processes that allow these events to occur. An emerging new line of research is seeking to determine the complex relationship between explosive volcanism and lightning, specifically: The effect of lightning discharge on the textural and chemical properties of volcanic ash and the resulting signature of volcanic lightning occurrence in the geologic record. Fundamental questions addressed by this project, and the integral educational component that involves learners of all ages, may result in potentially transformative concepts the geosciences, atmospheric sciences, and hazard assessment. ...
Course Credit?Yes - UA 156; GEO 399
Paid Position?Yes - $2000 for summer only, fall/spring semesters receive course credit
Student will work with the faculty member on a number of research projects related to health care management. Position is very flexible but is not paid. Literature reviews and collecting data will be the main functions of the position. ...
Preferred MajorsNursing Case Management | Graduate Nursing | Nursing | Nursing | Operations Management | Lower Division Management | Lower Division GB | Business Administration | Nursing-Educ Opportunity RN | General Management | Health Care Management (CB) | Health/Non Teach | Medicine | Family Nurse Practitioner | Nursing | Public Health | General Health Studies | Health Care Management (AS) | Health Studies | Health Professional Option
Project CHAP (Case management, Housing, HIV Advocacy and Policy) or RuTelCo Project (Rural Telemedicine Counseling)
We are seeking undergraduate or graduate students to assist with one of two current research projects: Project CHAP or RuTelCo Project as research assistants. Both projects are being conducted with people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH). Research assistants will be asked to commit 8-10 hours per week to help with study activities, including but not limited to recruitment, telephone screening, data entry, telephone interviews, in person computerized interviews, literature review, data analysis and preparation of presentations, posters and manuscripts. Active students will be included as co-authors when they assist with and significantly contribute to the preparation of abstracts, posters, presentations or manuscripts. Students will be require...