Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) - UT Knoxville

The Biochemistry Cellular and Molecular Biology Department at UT-Knoxville will once again offer a special REU program for undergraduates interested in hands-on scientific research experience. 
 
The broad focus is on Sensing and Signaling in Biological Systems. The team of REU faculty represent multiple modern scientific disciplines including cell biology, molecular biology, genetics, biochemistry, physical chemistry, and computational biology.
 
We especially encourage rising sophomores and rising junior undergraduate science majors to apply. Underrepresented minorities, women, and first generation college students are also strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants must be a US citizen or a permanent resident.
 
More information and on-line applications are available at our web site at: http://web.bio.utk.edu/bcmb/summer/reu.html  or email bcmbreu@utk.edu.
 
Program dates: May 25th - August 1st 2014
 
To Apply: REU Fellowships will be awarded to qualified students on a competitive basis. Each fellowship will include a $5,000 stipend as well as an allowance for cost of living, travel (up to $500), and research supplies. To be considered, applicants should complete the APPLICATION by February 28 and email the completed form (as a PDF) to: bcmbreu@utk.edu. In addition, each applicant should arrange to have two letters of recommendation and a college transcript emailed to the same address.