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Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students (PRECS)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The Phenotypic Plasticity Research Experience for Community College Students (PRECS) is an opportunity for you to conduct research within a lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in the area of phenotypic plasticity, the phenomenon of a single genotype producing multiple phenotypes depending on environment. A two week boot camp at Parkland College, a community college in Champaign, IL, will prepare you to enter a research laboratory by covering topics ranging from specific laboratory methods to discussions of research ethics.

Eligibility:

Full time commitment to 10 week program

Current community college student

US citizen or permanent resident


Application Deadline: 3/15/2017
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Program Dates: 5/24/2017 - 7/26/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Lead)
Parkland College

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Plant Sciences

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


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