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Are you NSU Faculty looking for undergraduate student assistance on a research project?

Complete this form or email Jeff Hartman.


Research Opportunities at NSU

Clinical Research Independent Study-NSU Institute for Neuro-Immune Medicine

  • Learn about human subject research utilizing innovative designs, brain imaging and cutting-edge laboratory assessments.
  • Be involved in outcomes-oriented research that brings interventions from bench to bedside employing Nutraceuticals, Pharmaceuticals, and Bioactive agents.
  • Work on research to improve outcomes and quality of life for those suffering with Gulf War Illness (GWI), and other illnesses.

Contact: Amanpreet Cheema, PhD at for more information.

Game-Based Cognitive Training

  • FocusIn this project we will complete initial development of a gaming-oriented cognitive training app to promote improved psychomotor speed, attention, and executive function in older adults with age-related cognitive decline.
  • Position description: Research Volunteer
  • Student Participation: Any major; programming experience and interest in video game creation essential.
  • Time Commitment: Five or more hours per week.
  • Skills/Experience: ·  Knowledge of C# and Unity helpful

Contact: Dr. Raymond Ownby at for more information.

Independent Study Opportunities

Independent student opportunities are available in the following areas:

  1. A Phase II study of Bacopa in Gulf War Illness (GWI)
  2. Oleoylethanolamide supplement in GWI
  3. Identifying APOE4 related lipid biomarkers for diagnosing chronic neurocognitive deficits in TBI patients
  4. A Phase I/II study of B cell depletion Therapy in Gulf War Illness
  5. Nicotinamide riboside clinical trial for GWI
  6. Exploring dietary influence on complex multi-symptom illnesses by exploring molecular mechanisms and genomics
  7. Exploring Autism - A comprehensive study
Contact: Amanpreet Cheema, PhD at for more information.
NSU Research Pages

Areas of Research

College of Dental Medicine

College of Osteopathic Medicine

College of Psychology

Department of Biological Sciences

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Health Professions Research

Off-Campus Opportunities 
In Florida

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (Jupiter, FL) 

The Scripps Research Institute (Jupiter, FL) 


Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention 

Environmental Protection Agency

Federal Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Science Foundation

Oak Ridge National Laboratories


Online Resources

Child Family Health International (Virtual Opportunities)


National Research Mentoring Network

Pathways to Science



webGURU (Guide for Undergraduate Research)




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