Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in the Biological and Physical Sciences

Title 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in the Biological and Physical Sciences
Institution 
Brandeis University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Waltham (greater Boston area)
State 
MA
Field 
Biology, Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biophysics
Start Date 
5/29/18
End Date 
8/3/18
Stipend 
$5250
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/2/18
Description 
Students will be matched with a faculty researcher in the biological sciences, who will mentor the student through an independent research project. Students participate in weekly lunch seminars, ethics discussions and professional development activities for careers in medicine, biotechnology and research. Students present a poster at a capstone symposium.
Qualifications 
Applicants should be current sophomores or juniors in an accredited educational institution and US citizens or permanent residents; should have strong interest in research as potential career. Prior research experience is helpful but not essential and students should have completed some coursework in Biology.
Contact 
Anique Olivier-Mason or Laura Woolf
URL 
http://www.bio.brandeis.edu/undergrad/summerResearch/
Email 
SummerResearch@brandeis.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes