University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

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 Deadline: 

February 10, 2014
   

Start Date: 

June 2, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 Weeks, June 2 - August 8, 2014
   

Location: 

Galveston, TX
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Under the guidance of a selected faculty member, the student has the opportunity to learn the basic skills necessary to contribute to a research effort during the 10-week period. UTMB has 21 departments offering research opportunities for students interested in almost any area of biomedical research. The program is designed to increase the student's motivation to pursue a graduate degree leading to careers in biomedical research. Research opportunities include, but are not restricted to: molecular biology, toxicology, biochemistry, immunology, physiology, virology, genetics, microbiology, pharmacology, and marine biology. The students attend various scientific seminars and journal clubs during the summer. Finally, all participants will display the results of their research efforts at a poster session at the end of the program.
   

Benefits: 

$3,500 Stipend. Students must pay for their own housing and travel expenses to and from Galveston, Texas.

   

Major(s): 

Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Chemistry

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Ms. Lisa Floridia
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1050
Phone: (409) 772-2665     Fax: (409) 747-0772
Email: lmflorid@utmb.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://gsbs.utmb.edu/surp/
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