Translational Ecology for Undergraduates

Title 
Translational Ecology for Undergraduates
Institution 
Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
Institution Type 
Research institution
City 
Millbrook
State 
NY
Field 
Biology/Ecology
Start Date 
May 22, 2017
End Date 
August 11, 2017
Stipend 
$6300
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 3, 2017
Description 
The Translational Ecology for Undergraduate program gives 10 students an intensive summer research experience in ecology. Students work with mentors on cutting edge topics of their choice while developing autonomy. They also engage in enrichment activities designed to foster critical reflection about science and its linkages to society.
Qualifications 
Must be current undergraduate students and must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States or its possessions. Must be enrolled in a degree program with at least one semester remaining after completion of the summer REU program.
Contact 
Dr. Aude Lochet
URL 
http://www.caryinstitute.org/students/reu-program
Email 
caryreu@caryinstitute.org
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

Housing is provided in a dormitory located on the Cary campus. Food allowance is $900. A small pool of funds is available to help defray the costs of travel to the program for those students in need of assistance.