Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Summer Research in Biology

Title 
Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Summer Research in Biology
Institution 
Marquette University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Milwaukee
State 
WI
Field 
microbiology, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, evolutionary biology, genetics, structural biology, neurobiology, physiology
Start Date 
6/4/18
End Date 
8/8/18
Stipend 
$5500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
1/31/18
Description 
Participants will spend 10 weeks working on a research project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Essential written and verbal communication skills will be developed through weekly journal clubs, laboratory group meetings, and dinner discussions/presentations. Workshops on research ethics and graduate school admission will be offered. At the end of the summer, students will present the results of their research at both a university-wide poster session and symposium. A variety of social activities will be interwoven throughout the summer.
Qualifications 
Applicants should have completed their sophomore or junior year by the start of the program with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better. Minimum course requirements are the completion of a full year of college biology, and general chemistry with laboratories. One semester of calculus, organic chemistry and additional advanced work in biology are preferred, but not required. Students who graduate before December 2018 are not eligible.
Contact 
Allison Abbott or Deborah Weaver
URL 
http://www.marquette.edu/biology/srp.shtml
Email 
allison.abbott@marquette.edu (program questions), deborah.weaver@marquette.edu (application questions)
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Housing, travel support, and subsistence are all provided