INTEGRATIVE CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
May 27 – August 1, 2014
The Program: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame is sponsoring a NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program during the summer of 2014. The focal point of the proposed projects is Integrative Cell and Molecular Biology.
Program Activities: The program consists of 10 weeks of full-time research, a research proposal process, a weekly seminar program, regular group meetings in their research labs, special workshops on career choices in the sciences, integrative research, ethics, problem solving, and scientific writing. Lastly, participants will give a formal presentation at the end of the summer in the REU Summer Symposium.
Eligibility: Current freshmen, sophomores, juniors and non-graduating seniors majoring in biological sciences, who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents, are eligible to apply. Underrepresented minority students, disabled students, and students from small colleges without graduate biology programs are encouraged to apply.
Application Materials: Applications materials must be emailed or postmarked by February 3, 2014. The application can be found here (PDF). Applications should include (1) a cover letter stating your career goals, research interests and strengths, (2) a completed application form, (3) an official transcript and (4) two recommendation letters from science faculty that must be emailed directly from the faculty.
Official transcripts or application materials can also be mailed to the address below.
Michelle A. Whaley, Ph.D.
(applications must be emailed to BioREU10@nd.edu, not firstname.lastname@example.org)