REU in Nanotechnology for Biology and Engineering

Title 
REU in Nanotechnology for Biology and Engineering
Institution 
Johns Hopkins University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
Baltimore
State 
MD
Field 
Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Start Date 
6/4/18
End Date 
8/10/18
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/1/18
Description 
The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University offers undergraduate students from colleges and universities around the country a chance to participate in research projects in the exciting and rapidly growing area of nanobiotechnology, a place where biology, medicine, and nanotech meet. Enjoy 10 weeks of research in the fields of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering in a hands-on, graduate level laboratory. Program Objectives: • To provide students with a greater understanding of the development and applications of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering. • To give students a solid grounding in research methodologies in these areas. • To inspire students with a deeper appreciation for the contributions that improved technology in nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering can make to our lives. • To grant students with a truly unique educational experience, with research at the core, while at the same time serving as an ideal foundation for future graduate work. Each student will enjoy the advantages of: • Hands-on, graduate-level laboratory research experience. • Guidance from faculty and graduate student mentors. • Development and refinement of important laboratory and communication skills. • Networking with experienced scientists. • Stipend, paid housing, and travel allowance to concentrate on research and other professional development skills.
Qualifications 
Must be US citizens or permanent residents. -Undergraduate students from all institutions who have at least completed their freshman year and will not be graduating before the start of the program. -Under-represented students in science and engineering are encouraged to apply. -Per NSF guidelines, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply, Johns Hopkins University students are not eligible. -GPA of 3.5 or better. -Available for at least 10 weeks during the summer of 2018.
Contact 
Camille Matthis
URL 
http://inbt.jhu.edu/education/undergraduate/nanobio-reu/
Email 
cmathis@jhu.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no