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Location: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, WI

Description: Medical Research Assistant

Qualifications/expectations: Applicant will perform research into the effects of dietary and genetic interventions in nutrient signaling pathways on obesity and diabetes as part of the Summer Shapiro Research Program. Applicant should be a first-year medical student at UW School of Medicine and Public Health, and be pursuing a summer research experience which will result in an order.

Contact information: Judy Aughey,

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