NSF REU Site Program in Molecular Biosciences

Title 
NSF REU Site Program in Molecular Biosciences
Institution 
University of Oregon
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Eugene
State 
OR
Field 
molecular biology, biochemistry, molecular neuroscience, molecular evolution, microbiology, developmental biology, genomics, structural biology & biophysics, bioinformatics, molecular genetics, cell biology, and computational biology
Start Date 
1st Monday in June
End Date 
end of 1st week in August (10 weeks)
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
rolling
Description 
The UOREU provides closely mentored cutting edge research projects in a rich active learning environment for interns. Student interns receive research training in methodologies presentation critical thinking and experimental design. The scientific focus of the REU Site is in molecular biosciences. Program features include training in responsible conduct of research graduate school counseling training in oral and written scientific communication accessing processing and evaluating scientific literature and informal and formal presentation of research outcomes. Weekly professional development workshops, research group discussions, faculty seminars, and oral and written progress reports provide rigorous preparation for graduate school and careers in research. Professional and social interactions with active researchers at all levels are offered.
Qualifications 
We are seeking to train intelligent, motivated, undergraduates to become explorers in the next generation of scientific investigators. Students having limited access to research opportunities, minority students from underrepresented groups, disadvantaged students, and those with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The selection process involves all participating faculty. Online application information is available at the program website listed below.
Contact 
Peter O’Day or Bryan Rebar
URL 
http://uoreu.uoregon.edu
Email 
uoreu@uoregon.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes