Venture - Undergraduate Research Database

What is Venture?

What is Venture?

Venture is MSU's database of creative activity and undergraduate research opportunities designed to connect faculty mentors and aspiring undergraduate scholars. The database provides an easily navigable platform for MSU faculty members to post research projects while offering an on-line venue for students to look for research opportunities.

Who should use it?

MSU undergraduate students should utilize Venture to help them find research positions at MSU and off-campus summer resarch positions.  MSU faculty, graduate students, and post-docs should use Venture to post research positions.

Check back frequently

Postings change daily with Venture.  Sometimes we receive several new posts in a week. Check back often.


Students: Find a Project
  • By Unit

    Explore projects sorted by college or unit.

  • By Category

    Explore projects sorted by broad categories.

  • By Keyword

    Not sure of where to start or what your research interests might be?  The keywords section can assist you in your search.  Type a general word that describes your research area of interest.

  • Paid Opportunities

    Search for paid opportunities

  • Creditable Positions

    Search for opportunities for which credit is available.

Research Mentors: Post a Project
  • Create a new project

    To post a project, you will need the following information:

    Project title
    Keywords for searching
    Student qualifications/requirements
    Brief project overview
    In-depth project details

  • Refine or manage your posted projects

    Click here to access your project management dashboard. The dashboard allows project coordinators to post, edit, and update projects.

Newest Research Opportunities

Genetic characterization and analysis of novel CRISPR-generated animal models of cancer

The Sempere lab has generated novel mouse and rat cancer models using easi-CRISPR tools. We need a talented student to characterize in detail the generated genetic alterations and to determine whether engineered regulatory elements operate as intended.
Posted: 18-10-12
Category:
no compensation
Start Date: 18-10-12
End Date: 18-11-12

Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease

A pilot project focused on levels of familiarity with symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s Disease, diagnosis and care, and perceptions and concerns about AD, as well as barriers to care among Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in the Grand Rapids region.
Posted: 18-10-10
Category:
Compensation:
Start Date: 18-10-10
End Date: 18-10-24

Is the Treatment Perceived to be Worse than the Disease?: Ethical Concerns and Attitudes towards Psychiatric Electroceutical Interventions

The successful candidate will work on a project that is part of a recent NIH BRAIN Initiative awarded grant focused on ethical concerns, beliefs and attitudes towards different psychiatric electroceutical interventions.
Posted: 18-10-10
Category:
Compensation:
Start Date: 18-10-10
End Date: 18-10-24

Questions? Contact the Undergraduate Research Office at 517-355-7635 or
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