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Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Cellular Systems- Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

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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
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Emergent Behaviors of Integrated Systems (EBICS) is a NSF-funded Science and Technology Center with the mission to create a new scientific discipline for building living, multi-cellular machines that solve real world problems in health, security, and the environment. The Center is a partnership between 11 institutions and 25 faculty. EBICS hosts a 10-week summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) on "Biological Machines" targeted toward under-represented minorities. EBICS REU students engage in intensive research and professional development activities to prepare them for success in graduate school.

What EBICS REU Offers

•10 weeks of hands-on research at MIT, UIUC, or GT.

•$4500 stipend per student.

•Free housing & allowances for meals and travel

•Grad school prep, faculty mentoring, professional development and social engagement with other students on campus.

•Networking with REUs across GT, UIUC, and MIT, as well as students and faculty across all 11 EBICS institutions

•Poster and oral presentation at the end of the summer.

Participating Institution(s):
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) (Lead)
Georgia Institute of Technology
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
General Engineering & Physical Sciences

Computational Biology
Computational Modeling
Stem Cell Research
Synthetic Biology

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

Page last updated 11/29/2018
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