Title:  Student Helper

Division:  Neuroscience
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 10 hours per week
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  Up to $11 per hour
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  15791


The laboratory of Dr. Mingshan Xue (https://www.bcm.edu/research/labs/mingshan-xue) in the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) is seeking applicants for a Student Helper position. The Student will work in a multi-disciplinary team to study mouse models of neurodevelopmental disorders. The role focuses on analysis of EEG data or fluorescence imaging data from mouse models of epilepsy. We are seeking a candidate who is highly motivated, detail-oriented, and interested in biomedical research.

Job Duties

  • Inspects and removes recording artifacts from the EEG data.
  • Identifies pathological events from the EEG data.
  • Classifies brain states based on EEG data.
  • Identifies specific cells based on protein markers from the fluorescence images.
  • Determines the overlaps between different cell-type markers.
  • Determines the numbers and locations of labeled cells from different brain regions.
  • Organizes and presents results.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a High School or College Student (undergraduate or graduate).
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with programming in Python is a plus, but not required.



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