Research Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity

Title 
NSF REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity
Institution 
University of Texas at El Paso
Institution Type 
Undergraduate and Graduate Research Institution
City 
El Paso
State 
TX
Field 
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Start Date 
May 31, 2016
End Date 
August 6, 2016
Stipend 
$5250
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 15, 2016
Description 
This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.
Qualifications 
US citizenship or permanent US residency; 3.0 Minimum GPA; Rising junior or rising senior level with expected graduation date on or beyond May 2017 (Outstanding rising sophomores may also be considered); Full-time students Majoring in Biology, Environmental Science or associated fields of study
Contact 
Dr. Michael Moody
URL 
http://science.utep.edu/cdb-reu
Email 
cdb-reu@utep.edu
Number of Participants 
8
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Housing in shared apartments and field station will be provided with a travel reimbursement of up to $600.