Computational Biology Summer Program

Title 
Computational Biology Summer Program
Institution 
Rutgers University - Camden
Institution Type 
undergraduate and graduate
City 
Camden
State 
NJ
Field 
Chemistry, Biology, Ecology, Mathematics, Computational Biology, Computer Science
Start Date 
May 30, 2017
End Date 
August 4, 2017
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
April 1, 2017
Description 
The Computational Biology Summer Program provides meaningful summer research experiences to 10 undergraduate students and combines experimental, theoretical, and computational approaches with a focus on the intersection of the mathematical, computational, and biological sciences. In addition to the research experience, students receive computational biology training, professional skills development, and enrichment sessions geared towards broadening their understanding of the application of and issues surrounding scientific research. Faculty and post-graduate mentors guide the research projects and advise students toward further study and career development.
Qualifications 
Must be - Enrolled in a post-secondary program of education (community college, adult education, degree completion program, or a traditional 4-yr college); - Have maintained a cumulative 3.0 GPA; - Have completed at least one undergraduate science course; - Have completed no more than 2 years of undergraduate credits; (i.e. applicants should be freshmen, sophomores, or associate’s degree level); - Veterans are particularly encouraged to apply.
Contact 
Karen Taylor
URL 
https://ccib.camden.rutgers.edu/reu/
Email 
kdt41@camden.rutgers.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Each student will receive housing, a meal allotment, and travel to/from the campus at the start/end of the program.