This project will investigate how residues located in the cytoplasmic domain of NMDA receptors influence this receptor's function. Approaches include mutagenesis, protein expression in heterologous systems,electrophysiology and kinetic analyses.
Student Skill-Set Needed: strong background in chemistry, biology and physical sciences
Compensation: Academic Credit, http://medicine.buffalo.edu/content/medicine/faculty/profile.htm
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer
For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:
Faculty Member: Gabriela K Popescu
Office: 647 BRB