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Amgen Scholars: Announcements of Opportunity

Below are Announcements of Opportunity posted by Caltech faculty for the Amgen Scholars program. Additional AOs for the SURF program can be found here.

Students pursuing Amgen must be U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents.

Students pursuing Amgen must complete the 10-week program from June 17 - August 23, 2019. Students must commit to these dates. No exceptions will be made.

Announcements of Opportunity are posted as they are received. Please check back regularly for new AO submissions! Remember: This is just one way that you can go about identifying a suitable project and/or mentor. For additional tips on identifying a mentor click here.

Project Title Disciplines Mentor  Posted 
Social Parasites: Evolution of Symbioses Between Beetles and Ants     Biology, Evolution Joe Parker  05-Feb-19
Investigating Multisensory Perception and Conscious Awareness using Psychophysics, Virtual Reality, and Sensory Substitution/Augmentation    Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience Shinsuke Shimojo  31-Jan-19
Ultrasound neuromodulation of human brain    Bioengineering, Neuroscience Shinsuke Shimojo  28-Jan-19
Altered brain states in video game players    Psychology, Computer Science Shinsuke Shimojo  28-Jan-19
Psychophysical studies of human cognitive control    Computer Science, Control and Dynamical Systems Ralph Adolphs  08-Jan-19
fMRI and intracranial recordings in epileptic patients during movie watching    Computer Science, Neurobiology Ralph Adolphs  05-Jan-19
Investigating the Prion-like properties of mutant huntingtin     Biology, Biochemistry Ali Khoshnan  18-Dec-18
Investigating the impact of prebiotics on the progression of HD Investigating the impact of prebiotics on the progression of Huntington's disease     Biology, Biotechnology Ali Khoshnan  18-Dec-18
Programmable Conditional CRISPR/Cas9 Regulators for Scalable Synthetic Biology    Bioengineering, Synthetic Biology Niles A. Pierce  17-Dec-18
Inhibition of a DNA repair enzyme to sensitize cancer cells to chemotherapy and radiation.     Biology, Biochemistry Judith Campbell  07-Dec-18
Structural and Function Characterization of Mega Assemblies    Biochemistry, Structural Biology, Cell Biology Andre Hoelz  07-Dec-18
Synthetic genomes, life forms and functions    Bioengineering, Synthetic Biology Kaihang Wang  06-Dec-18
Protein biogenesis and quality control    Biology, Biochemistry Rebecca Voorhees  27-Nov-18
Computational Approaches to Biomolecular Imaging    Computer Science, Bioengineering Mikhail Shapiro  25-Nov-18
Next generation maps of the Hedgehog pathway metabolome    Multidisciplinary, Chemical Biology Alison Ondrus  18-Nov-18
Causal Inference    Philosophy, Neuroscience Frederick Eberhardt  06-Nov-18
Genetic screens to understand mitochondrial function    Biology, Biochemistry David Chan  06-Nov-18
Mitochondrial dynamics in the male germline    Biology, Development and cellular biology David Chan  06-Nov-18