Biological SIGNALS: Information Flow, Storage, & Exchange Summer Research Program

Title 
Biological SIGNALS: Information Flow, Storage, & Exchange Summer Research Program
Institution 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Institution Type 
Undergraduate/Graduate Research University
City 
Madison
State 
WI
Field 
biological sciences
Start Date 
May 30, 2017
End Date 
August 5, 2017
Stipend 
$6000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 15, 2017
Description 
Students will engage in full-time research with faculty members investigating questions related to biological information flow, storage, and exchange is essential for understanding the cellular mechanisms of growth, development, and reproduction; interactions of organisms within populations; the interrelationships of organisms and the environment at the ecosystem level.
Qualifications 
Applicants must have a strong career interest in biological research, be an undergraduate between sophomore and senior years with student status during summer of participation, have a grade point average of at least 3.0, and a US citizen or permanent resident status.
Contact 
Dr. Amber Smith
URL 
https://wiscience.wisc.edu/IBS-SRP
Email 
amber.smith@wisc.edu
Number of Participants 
12
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

The program provides a $6,000 stipend, full support for travel, housing, health insurance (if needed), and a partial food allowance. Students also have access to campus libraries and facilities.