Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Biochemistry

Title 
Summer Undergraduate Research Program in Biochemistry
Institution 
Texas A&M University
Institution Type 
Research university
City 
College Station
State 
TX
Field 
biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics
Start Date 
5/29/18
End Date 
8/1/18
Stipend 
$5500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
2/1/18
Description 
The Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in a 10-week intensive summer research program during the summer of 2018. Under the direction of our faculty, students will join a laboratory team to conduct research in modern biochemistry, with wide-ranging possibilities in structural biology, bioinformatics, molecular genetics, genomics, enzymology or biophysics. To complement the hands-on research experience, students will participate in weekly meetings in order to explore the diversity of research opportunities in this vibrant field and to learn effective oral and written presentation skills.
Qualifications 
pre-baccalaureate undergraduate student; U.S. citizen/permanent resident
Contact 
Gary R. Kunkel
URL 
http://biochemistry.tamu.edu/academics/summer-undergraduate-research-in-biochemistry
Email 
g-kunkel@tamu.edu
Number of Participants 
10 supported by NSF funds; also possibility of institutional support for 1-2 additional participants
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes