HSRF Introduction: Max Ehrlich

Hello! My name is Max Ehrlich, and I am a rising junior. I am obtaining double degrees in History and Molecular biology, a minor in Chemistry, and certificates in Conceptual Foundations of Medicine and Geographic Information Systems. I am from Bethesda, MD-right outside of DC, and when I am not in the lab I like…

CURF 3: Final Reflections of the Semester

Over the course of the semester, my understanding of the research process changed quite a bit. Last spring, it appeared that my experiments were more successful on average. However, looking back, this is not completely true. Working with fewer variables and simpler mechanisms, my previous data looks better, and that was on purpose. Instead of…

CURF 2: Starting My Research Journey

Going into Freshman year, I knew that I wanted to join a lab and start to do research, but had no clue on where I should start. I talked to my Honors Biology professor and the course TA, and they both suggested cold emailing professors that work in the Department of Biological Sciences and the…

CURF 1: Lipid Kinases and Plasma Membrane Localization

Hello! My name is Max Ehrlich, and I am a sophomore majoring in History and Molecular Biology with a minor in Chemistry and a certificate in Conceptual Foundations of Medicine. I will be conducting my Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship at the Hammond lab in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Cell Biology, under my mentor…