Our Undergraduate Team!

(2022-2023) From top, Collin Lahde, Marcus Pina, Kayla Nguyen, Alexander Pearce, Emerson Parks, Elise Kern, Sonali Vijay. Not pictured: Oluwagbemisola Awonusonu and Akash Shah

Todd Brusko Laboratory is at full capacity for undergraduate research for Fall 2023.

Undergraduate Research Requirements

All undergraduate students must complete one semester of volunteer hours (8-10 hrs/week) prior to registering for MCB4911 or BMS4905.  Please note that 1 hour of credit is at least 60 hours in the lab over the semester, including Summer A or Summer B.

After the Volunteer Qualification Form has been accepted, the following paperwork is required to register as a volunteer/undergraduate researcher with Department of Pathology.  The application must be renewed every 12 months from the volunteer’s start date.  Please upload the following documents to the secure UF DropBox folder.

Required Paperwork for Volunteers.

Note: 1) The student’s signature must be handwritten signature (either print or stylus is OK) OR electronically validated signature via Adobe PDF. 2) Please put START DATE as at least 20 days (choose Mon-Fri) from the date of the student’s signature and END DATE as a year from the start date. 3) Please save the files with the student’s name and the year in each file name4) Upload all the completed forms in the secure UF DropBox folder with UF Gator login and share the DropBox folder with the laboratory manager to file the volunteer application packet with Pathology Human Resources Department. 4) Bring your Gator1 card to access the laboratory.

  1. Sign the Volunteer Acceptance Letter. Manager will provide the letter after the Volunteer Qualification Form has been accepted.
  2. Fill out and sign VOLUNTEER REQUEST TO OBSERVE PATIENT CARE or Access Restricted Information request form.  
  3. Fill out and sign Bloodborne Pathogen Program Training and Vaccination Form Acceptance/Declination Statement
  4. Fill out the Additional Questionnaire from HR (Excel Sheet).
  5. Record of Volunteer Service.
  6. Emergency Contact Form.
  7. Copy of Government Issued ID or Copy of I-94 front and back, EAD, I-20 and/or D2019 if Foreign National.
  8. Register your UFID under ‘Profile’ in GatorTRACS . (Instruction: Go to ‘Profile’ in upper right corner to put your UFID to link the training record.)
  9. Copy of the training transcript in myTraining.hr.ufl.edu for the following trainings.

1.  HIPPA & Privacy: General Awareness (UF_PRV800_OLT)

2. General Compliance Training for College of Medicine Personnel Who Do Not Require Billing Compliance Training (UF_PBC810v_OLT)

3. Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) – ONLINE – UF_EHS850G_OLT

4. Hazardous Waste Management (UF_EHS809_OLT)

5. Chem Hygiene Plan (UF_EHS861_OLT)

6. General Biosafety Training (UF_EHS853_OLT) or Biomedical Waste Training – ONLINE – UF_EHS851_OLT

7. FERPA Training (PRV802)

Please review the following policies.

We are proud of our undergraduate research team!