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APS Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship (UGSRF)


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Academic Level:
For most summer research programs, this is your upcoming status as of the fall. Always check with the individual program's website for details.

Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
The UGSRF program recruits U.S. and international undergraduate students who have had less than nine months of prior laboratory research experience to complete 10-weeks of research in the laboratory of an established APS investigator. UGSRFs receive a $4,000 stipend, two years of complimentary APS membership, and additional funds to attend and present at the Experimental Biology meeting.

UGSRFs participate in hands-on research and learn to develop a hypothesis, design and troubleshoot experiments, collect and analyze data, and write and present results. In addition, Fellows have the opportunity to:

-network with other APS Fellows interested in and conducting biomedical or basic research,

-explore the nature of research and the scientific process,

-investigate physiology career options and what it takes to find career success,

-learn about scientific writing and draft a meeting abstract,

-learn about common ethical issues in figure and text preparation, and

-pose their career questions to APS members.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 2/1/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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American Physiological Society (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Cellular Biology
Ecology & Evolution
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Physiology
Zoology

Keywords:
Cardiovascular & Respiratory Physiology
Computational Physiology
Evolutionary Biology
Experiment Design and Analysis
Integrative Biology
Kinesiology
Neurophysiology

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