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Our award-winning research is funded by the NIH, the VA, and the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, but we rely upon private donations. Learn more.

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Students, residents, fellows and research assistants are welcome to learn more about the research opportunities that are available through UCSF and the lab to participate in translational stem cell research.  There are opportunities for both short term and long term positions for people of all scientific backgrounds. Please contact [email protected]

The Feeley-Liu lab offers a competitive summer research program for high school, college, and medical students who would like to gain experience in sports medicine and translational stem cell research. Students are paired with senior investigators and lab personnel and are responsible for learning basic techniques in molecular and cell biology, including histologic sample preparation and analysis, gene expression (e.g RT-PCR), protein expression, and assessment of stem cell function and fate. A majority of the students who participate in the lab also gain exposure to clinical research and have the opportunity to shadow in the UCSF Sports Medicine Clinic. Many students are able to present their research at local, national, and international meetings and gain authorship on abstracts for conferences as well as scientific papers. To apply for the 2020 Summer, please contact [email protected]

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