REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution

Title 
REU Site: Mechanisms of Evolution
Institution 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Institution Type 
comprehensive, graduate research
City 
Las Vegas
State 
Nevada
Field 
Biology (micro & molecular), Bioinformatics, Genetics, Systematics, Microbiology
Start Date 
May 26, 2015
End Date 
July 31, 2015
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40-50
Deadline 
March 6, 2015
Description 
UNLV’s REU program focuses on the biological processes that drive heritable change. We wish to provide undergraduates with hypothesis-based projects that investigate one or more mechanisms of evolution, promote careers in science, reinforce the connection between genetics and evolution and highlight the accomplishments of evolutionary scholars.
Qualifications 
- Applications will only be accepted from U.S. citizens and permanent residents (Green Card holders) - Students receiving their baccalaureate degree in May/June 2015 are not eligible for this program - The application deadline is Friday March 6, 2015. Decisions typically take two weeks.
Contact 
Kate Porter
URL 
https://faculty.unlv.edu/microreu/
Email 
unlvreu@gmail.com
Number of Participants 
10-15
Housing Provided 
yes

Travel assistance up to $500. Subsistence TBD.