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Undergraduate Research Assistant Kanada Lab

Masamitsu Kanada, PhD, is currently seeking enthusiastic students who want to learn molecular cell biology, cancer biology, in vivo bioluminescence imaging.

Masamitsu Kanada, PhD, is an assistant professor of the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering (IQ). He is currently seeking enthusiastic students who want to learn molecular cell biology, cancer biology, in vivo bioluminescence imaging. His lab is located in the brand-new IQ building.

His research project focuses on: (1) Understanding cell-to-cell communication via extracellular vesicles (EVs), specifically exosomes and microvesicles. Characterization of EVs’ ability to send signals to tissue targets in the body for basic EV biology and clinical applications. (2) Engineering microvesicles or generating biomimetic vesicles to develop a novel gene delivery approach for cancer therapy. (3) Developing a highly sensitive EV assay and high-throughput EV screens to identify druggable target molecules.

This project will start as a volunteer position with the potential of a paid position in the future.

Please contact him (kanadama@msu.edu) or come to his office at 2313 IQ Bldg / Bio Engineering Facility if you are interested in his research. For more info please view Masamitsu Kanada’s publications https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=kanada+m

Qualifications

We are looking for someone who is very intrigued with the research of the lab and for someone who is interested in learning new skills and laboratory techniques.

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Masamitsu Kanada ( kanadama )
Posted: 17-11-09
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Start Date: 17-11-09
End Date: 17-11-14

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