Opportunities are available to participate in hands-on bench research in the College of Pharmacy in laboratories that seek to discover new medicines, new means of delivery, and new targets for drug therapy, and to improve current drug therapy for patients. Research sites in pharmacology, medicinal and natural products chemistry, and pharmaceutics in Corvallis. Sites in clinical pharmacokinetics and health outcomes research are available mostly in Portland. 11-week summer experiences may commence between mid-May and the end of June depending on the student’s academic calendar.
Students will participate in the full range of lab activities including running assays, isolating compounds, assisting with research subjects, keeping a detailed lab notebook, presenting at weekly lab meetings, developing a formal presentation of research results, and helping with daily lab clean-up.
Students with an interest in exploring biomedical research in pharmaceutical sciences.
Preference given to students who have completed introductory biology or chemistry courses, and students interested in pursuing a graduate degree (Ph.D.) as opposed to a professional degree in medicine (M.D.) or pharmacy (PharmD)
Preference given to students who have received a letter of support from one of our faculty indicating that he/she is interested in having the student in his/her labs
Kerry McPhail, Director of Graduate Programs in Pharmeceutical Sciences
Debra Peters, Administrative Assistant
203 Pharmacy Building
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Faculty in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences may also be contacted directly by students with specific research preferences.
More information: https://pharmacy.oregonstate.edu/undergraduate-research-opportunities