Carnegie Mellon University - SURP, NSF REU Program

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 Deadline: 

February 1, 2012
   

Start Date: 

May 29, 2012
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, May 29 through August 3, 2012
   

Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

This annual 10-week program provides intensive, individualized research experiences in various areas of the biological sciences, including molecular biology, genetics, cell biology, developmental biology, computational biology and bioinformatics, biochemistry, biophysics, and neurobiology. The core of the program is an individual research project carried out under the supervision of one of the participating faculty members. The scientific program also includes research presentations by faculty members, group discussion of articles from the scientific literature, presentations on career options and scientific ethics, and a concluding symposium in which all students present the results of their research.
   

Benefits: 

Stipend, meal allowance, university dormitory housing, and reimbursement for travel costs

   

Major(s): 

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Developmental & Cell Biology
Genetics, Neuroscience, Biophysics, Physics, 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: Official Transcripts and SAT Scores
 

Contact: 

SURP Representative
Department of Biological Sciences, NSF - REU Program
Carnegie Mellon University, 4400 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 268-3012     Fax: (412) 268-7129
Email: bio-reu@andrew.cmu.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.cmu.edu/bio/undergraduate/research/SURP/reu.shtml
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