Our Undergraduate Team!

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. Complete and return the Volunteer Acceptance Letter and the VOLUNTEER REQUEST TO OBSERVE PATIENT CARE or Access Restricted Information sent by the lab manager.  Lab manager will send these forms to the UF Privacy Office (privacy@ufl.edu) to get approval. This step is required before sending the rest of the paperwork to PATH HR (hr@pathology.ufl.edu).
  2. Complete the following 4 documents and upload to UF DropBox using your GatorLink (Instructions above).  Share this folder with the lab manager.
    1. Bloodborne Pathogen Program Training and Vaccination Form Acceptance/Declination Statement.
    2. Additional Questionnaire from HR (Excel Sheet).
    3. Record of Volunteer Service.
    4. Emergency Contact Form.
  3. Upload the following documents to the same DropBox.
    1. For first-time applicants only: Copy of Government Issued ID or Copy of I-94 front and back, EAD, I-20 and/or D2019 if Foreign National.
    2. Copies of Training Completion Certificates or Training Transcript (See below required training list.)
  4. Register your UFID under ‘Profile’ in GatorTRACS . (Instruction: Go to ‘Profile’ in upper right corner to put your UFID to link the training record.)

myTraining.hr.ufl.edu (Required)

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!