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Identify and Contact Jefferson Researchers

Knowing more about the research interests and expertise of your potential mentor will make you a more useful member of the team, and help you choose a good research experience.
Jefferson Academic and Clinical Departments
Information about research programs for some TJU departments is available on their department websites under Research and Publications links.
The Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society also publishes a guide to departmental contacts for student research.
 
TJU Faculty Research Profiles
Many TJU faculty have profiles in Jefferson's Faculty Interests database. The profiles describe their research interests, grants, publications, patents, professional activities and contact information.

Search the database by name, department or research topic to find out more about research interests on campus. To identify research topics, start by searching All Fields, putting phrases in quotes: "molecular biology," and using an asterisk for truncation: hepat*

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Find More Specialized Details About Researchers

Funding
Search NIH RePORTER (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool - Expenditures & Results) to identify federal funding the investigator has received for biomedical research.
 
Publications
Search MEDLINE, or CINAHL to identify publications by the investigator. Limit by including "Jefferson" in the institutional affiliation field, as necessary.
 
Citations
Find out how frequently papers by the investigator have been cited by other researchers, by searching Scopus.