Looking for a mentor?

Potential Research Mentors

Sometimes we’re contacted by students who are looking for a research mentor. We’ve started this list as a helpful resource—it’s by no means exhaustive. It will be updated as new information is collected. Mentors are not required to be from this short list.

Note: UConn’s Minor Protection Program requires that mentors complete a background check prior to mentoring.

Potential research topic areas: environmental science, ecology, natural resources, conservation

Laura Cisneros, PhD
Assistant Extension Professor
Natural Resources & the Environment Institute of the Environment
UConn, Storrs
Office: 860.486.4917 laura.cisneros@uconn.edu
Website: http://nrca.uconn.edu

Potential research topic areas: Cell Biology, Dental Medicine, Genetics and Developmental Biology, Immunology, Medicine (including Quantitative), Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience, Psychology, Public Health, Skeletal Biology and Regeneration, and more.

Contact instructions: Complete the High School Mentorship Request Form and return it to HSMP@uchc.edu and cc Marc Hansen (mhansen@uchc.edu), coordinator of the High School Mentorship program. He will contact you about possible mentors.

Summer and academic year opportunities

Marc F. Hansen, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Genetics and Genome Sciences School of Medicine
UConn, Farmington
Office: 860.679.2261

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