Behavior, Genetics and Circadian Rhythms
Project #1: The Paradox of Peak Performance in Elite Scholar-Athletes.
Project #2: Modeling the effects of circadian genes on human mood disorders.
Project #3: Timing is Everything:The influence of circadian rhythms and gene by environment interactions on test performance and risk-taking in humans
Project #4: Task Specific Gene Expression: How Ants Regulate Colony Behavior and Defy Lifespan Limits
Please see http://www.colgate.edu/facultysearch/FacultyDirectory/krista-ingram for more details or contact Professor Ingram directly.
Student QualificationsBIOL181 and/or 182. Molecular lab bench techniques desired, but not required. I can train for all molecular techniques and/or students who desire purely behavioral studies are also welcome.
Number of Student Researchers3 students
Project Lengthat least 8 weeks