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Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology (BREED)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
San Francisco State University (SFSU), an urban university serving a highly diverse student population. We have run an REU site for 8 years with a focus in the areas of ecological and evolutionary developmental biology for undergraduate students, particularly underrepresented minorities (URMs). Our program engages 8-10 students in a 10-week research-intensive summer experience. Bringing together an exceptionally diverse team of faculty researchers with active extramurally-funded research labs--many of which are located at SFSU's marine station, the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (RTC) on San Francisco Bay. The program includes an intensive introductory week of lab/lecture/field methods course, an 8-week professional development seminar, original research projects designed and conducted by students in the laboratories of their faculty research mentors, a variety of networking activities, and a campus-wide research conference at which students present their research projects to the broader community.


Participating Institution(s):
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San Francisco State University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Biology
Cellular Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Molecular Biology
Physiology

Keywords:
Benthic Invertebrates
Biodiversity
Coastal Ecosystems
Conservation
Developmental Biology
Ecosystem Science
Evolutionary Biology
Evolutionary Ecology
Evolutionary Genetics

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


Page last updated 12/15/2016
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