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Opportunities for Graduate Students
Traditional M.S. and Ph.D. Program
The UNTHSC Center for Anatomical Sciences (CAS) accepts graduate students interested in functional morphology research through the Structural Anatomy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SARS) discipline within the Biomedical Sciences M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs. The Menegaz lab is currently accepting graduate students; interested individuals should contact Dr. Menegaz via email.
Specialized M.S. Program
CAS offers a Year 2 Research Track Option for M.S. in Medical Sciences (MedSci) students. During the research year, MedSci students complete a research practicum, take advanced electives in the anatomical sciences (such as neuroanatomy, head and neck anatomy, embryology, etc.), and serve as teaching assistants (TAs) in the anatomy lab. Interested individuals should contact Dr. Menegaz via email.
Gap year students (M.S. in Medical Sciences students who have graduated and are taking a "gap year" to apply to professional school) are welcome to participate ate in ongoing lab research on a volunteer basis.
Opportunities for Professional Students
Dual Degree (D.O./Ph.D.) Program
The Structural Anatomy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SARS) graduate program participates in the D.O./Ph.D. dual degree program. The Menegaz lab is currently accepting dual degree students; interested individuals should contact Dr. Menegaz via email.
Research Electives (TCOM D.O. Program)
TCOM students can participate in research in the Menegaz lab through the Honors Research Practicum (1 year program for Year 2 students) and Research Electives (1 month program for Year 3-4 students). (Note: Research Electives are not offered in the Menegaz Lab from August 15-October 15 due to scheduling conflicts.)
Volunteer Research Assistants
Professional students (TCOM, SHP, etc.) are always welcome to participate ate in ongoing lab research on a volunteer basis. Please contact Dr. Menegaz via email if you are interested in joining the lab.
Opportunities for Undergraduate and High School Students
Undergraduate Research Internships
The Summer Opportunities in Anatomy Research (SOAR) program offers 10-week research internships in CAS research labs to rising junior and senior undergraduate students.
The UNTHSC Center for Diversity and International Programs also offers Summer Research Internship Programs for undergraduate students.
High School Research Internships
The HSC Explore Summer Research Internship Program offers a 5-week research internship to high school students (10th-12th grades) from Forth Worth ISD. Contact the UNTHSC Office of Community Relations for more information.
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Volunteer Research Assistants
Undergraduates and high school are welcome to join the lab as volunteer research assistants. Contact Dr. Menegaz via email for more information.
Diversity & Inclusion
The Menegaz lab welcomes individuals of all backgrounds and identities who value science, education, and collegiality. We believe our work is best when it includes all voices.