Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change

Title 
Marine Organism Health: Resilience and Response to Environmental Change
Institution 
College of Charleston
Institution Type 
Comprehensive (Master’s level)
City 
Charleston
State 
SC
Field 
Marine biology, environmental change, ecological and evolutionary processes, organismal biology, microbiology, physiology, toxicology, biochemistry
Start Date 
June 1, 2017
End Date 
August 10, 2017
Stipend 
$5500
Hrs / Week 
40+
Deadline 
February 15, 2017
Description 
The Fort Johnson REU program offers a 10-week experience of independent research, science communication, and career development focused on the multi-disciplinary theme of responses of marine organisms to environmental change. Interns will investigate impacts of anthropogenic and natural perturbations from the molecular to the ecosystem level using a variety of lab and field techniques.
Qualifications 
U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
Contact 
Robert Podolsky
URL 
http://reu.cofc.edu
Email 
reu@cofc.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Housing, travel support, and food stipend are provided. Students live in the resident dorm and prepare their own meals.