GastroenterologyMentor Name: Andrea Shin
- Internship Location:
- Pre Professional Interests Preferred:
- Dress Code:
- Business casual
- Majors Preferred:
Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer and Information Science , Informatics
- Hours per week:
- Flexible within regular work hours
- Our team studies patients with bowel disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, chronic constipation, or recurring abdominal discomfort. We focus our projects on studying the reasons that lead to these syndromes. Areas of study include examination of personal/environmental factors, gut microorganisms, and various metabolites produced by the gut flora.
- Internship Duties:
- Tasks may include: 1) data aggregation and entry, 2) participation in writing of abstracts and manuscripts, 3) sending out mailings to patients, and 4) potential to perform laboratory techniques to process biological specimens for those who are interested.