Student working on a research project.

Student Research Assistant

Research in our laboratory focuses on better understanding brain mechanisms of behavioral deficits (such as increased drug addiction risk and attention deficits/executive function impairments) caused by adverse factors during pregnancy.

We are seeking student research assistants to participate in experiments involving animal (rat) behavior and microscope imaging analysis. Student research assistants will get hands-on research experience and UB credit hours if needed.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Roh-Yu Shen ( or Roy Wang (

Research Project Information

Disciplines: Psychology, Biology, Biomedical Science
Student Skill-Set Needed: Being able to work for 10-12 hours per week
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Roh-Yu Shen
Title: Researcher
Department: Research Institute On Addictions (RIA)
Office: 1021 Main Street
Phone: (716)887-2593