REU Site in Molecular Biosciences

Title 
REU Site in Molecular Biosciences
Institution 
Colorado State University
Institution Type 
Research intensive, PhD granting, research university
City 
Fort Collins
State 
Colorado
Field 
• Gene expression analyses • Chromatin structure/function • Protein characterization and manipulation • Cell molecular architecture • Tumor virus molecular biology • Molecular mechanisms of ion channels and neurotransmitter release • Protein folding, structure and function • Molecular neurobiology • Developmental mechanisms • Proteomics • Detection of food-borne pathogens • Plant molecular biology and metabolism • Cardiovascular physiology and development • DNA repair and telomeres in cancer and aging • Prions in neurodegenerative diseases
Start Date 
May 30, 2017
End Date 
August 3, 2017
Stipend 
$5250
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 1, 2017
Description 
Our REU program allows students to participate in active research in a wide range of areas, including protein structure and function, transcriptional mechanisms, molecular neurobiology, regulation of gene expression in a chromatin context, cancer biology, plant biology, embryonic development, diabetes, cytoskeleton dynamics, and virology.
Qualifications 
Undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents and who will not graduate before the start of the REU program
Contact 
Paul Laybourn
URL 
http://www.bmb.colostate.edu/undergraduates/reu/program-description/
Email 
paul.laybourn@colostate.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Housing is provided, as well as $800 for travel expenses and $1800 food allowance.