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REU summer program in Biology and Chemistry


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Samford University REU program will offer hands-on, field- and laboratory-based research experiences to US undergraduates. In this 9-week residential experience, students will work one-on-one with experienced researchers in biology and chemistry to design, conduct, and present research related to the chemistry, genetics, and ecology of organisms, populations, and communities of Oak Mountain State Park, a large and diverse suburban park located in the southern Appalachians. Potential research topics include plant and animal ecology, water quality, biochemistry, plant natural products chemistry and bioactivity, plant taxonomy, and aquatic community ecology. $525 per week stipend. Travel, room, board and research expenses covered.


Application Deadline: 2/24/2017
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Program Dates: 5/29/2017 - 7/29/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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Samford University (Lead)
Birmingham-Southern College
University of West Alabama

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology

Keywords:
Botany
Cell Culture
Climate Change
Environmental Biology
Environmental Chemistry
Plant Biology
Plant Ecology

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


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