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MBG-REU: Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduate: Molecular Biology and Genetics of Cell Signaling

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

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

The MBG-REU program, titled 'Molecular Biology and Genetics of Cell Signaling', is a ten-week summer program with a strong focus on diversity. The program aims to provide cutting edge summer research training experiences for ten undergraduates in the broadly defined area of cell signaling. Through intensive research and a series of organized activities, participants will be exposed to world-class research environments, with the aim of broadening their understanding and appreciation of research. Participants will also have opportunities to interact with other summer students at Cornell, and enjoy the beautiful scenery and waterfalls in Ithaca, New York.

Successful participants will receive a stipend of $5,500 for the summer, and will be housed in one of the modern dorms on Cornell's west campus. Housing will be provided, along with a meal allowance and a bus pass for transportation on campus and into town. A travel budget to and from Ithaca will also be provided.

REU participant are not allowed to take classes during the program. REU is open to current undergraduates who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Selection is based on academic standing and faculty recommendations.Minority, women, and 1st generation college students are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 1/31/2024

Participating Institution(s):
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Cornell University (Lead)

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

Cellular Function
Developmental Biology
Evolutionary Genetics
Genomic Analysis
Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Reproductive Biology
Stem Cell Research
Structural Biology

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

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