How Can I Help?

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Be a Citizen Scientist!

Citizen science projects in the Genomics and Microbiology Research Lab provide opportunities for volunteers to participate in a scientific study by providing information and samples, helping evaluate scientific data, etc...

Current Opportunities to participate
Monkey Health Explorer (Zooniverse)

Past Citizen Science Projects
Canine Health (wound healing)
Cheese Alive!
Earwax & Armpits / ABCC11

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Work with Us

Internship Opportunities
At the Museum - Find out More
NCSU - CMI Program
NCCU - Career Services

Volunteer Opportunities
Educational Carts
Lab Housekeeping
Special Events
How Do I Sign Up?

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Support our Work

We need your support. The Genomics & Microbiology Research Fund finances genetics and microbiology research at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, under the guidance of Head, Dr. Julie Horvath. Funds go directly to discover and research species relationships, health, disease, and conservation as well as to engage Museum visitors, students and the next generation of scientists.

Click the button below to donate and enter "Genomics & Microbiology Research Lab" in the Comments box.

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