Applied Study: Student Lab Research
Applied Study: Student Lab Research

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Lynette Harty
Co-op/Appl Std - A&S
April 5, 2012

Placement: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Location: Lethbridge, AB
Position: Student Lab Research Position
Semester: Summer 2012
Duration: 4 months

Description: Applied Studies student positions are available in the laboratory of Dr. D. Wade Abbott for the upcoming semesters. Dr. Abbott is a research scientist for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and an adjunct professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Lethbridge. His lab investigates the relationship between dietary carbohydrates, gut bacteria, and host responses using functional genomics and structure-function approaches. Students involved with his group will be exposed to molecular biology, recombinant protein purification and protein biochemistry. The project will centre on helping to clarify our understanding of how microbial proteins interact and modify carbohydrates in the gut.

More information on Dr. Abbott’s research can be found at the following websites: and

How to Apply: Interested students should contact Dr. Abbott directly by email: or phone: 403-317-3443.

Participants must also be prepared to register this for course credit through the Applied Studies program. Applied Studies applicants must work a minimum of 10 hrs/week (130 hours) for 13 weeks and have a minimum GPA of 2.00.

For further information on the Applied Studies program, please contact 403-329-2000 or

Deadline for Applied Studies registration for the Summer semester: May 11, 2012

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