04 March 2009

Texas A&M REU progam

The institutions:

  • Texas A&M University

  • North Carolina State University

  • Ohio State University

  • Penn State University

The program:

  • Program runs from 25 May to 31 July 2009.

  • On-site exhibition and presentation of research project.

  • Experience in cutting edge genomic research techniques.

  • Working with internationally recognized scientists.

  • Professional development through participation in a challenging and relevant research project.

  • Assistance in evaluating career direction.

  • Mentoring by outstanding faculty, post -doctoral research associates, and graduate students committed to providing an environment that fosters professional development.

  • One time payment for round trip travel cost.

  • Competitive stipend and room and board.

  • Opportunity to spend up to a week at one of 3 collaborating laboratories nationwide.

  • Participation in the campus-wide Undergraduate Research Symposium


  • Must be a U.S. citizen or hold permanent U.S. visa status.

  • Must be currently enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student.

  • Majoring in a biological or related natural science, engineering, statistics, or computer science.

  • Completed at least their first year of study by the summer.

  • Applications are encouraged from students attending institutions with limited research opportunities and from students who are members of groups underrepresented in the sciences, such as women, racial minorities and the physically challenged.

Deadline: 16 March 2009

More information: http://www.cifr.ncsu.edu/educationresources/

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