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NASA's Space Life Science Training Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior
Post-Baccalaureate

Description:
The primary goal of the Space Life Sciences Training Program (SLSTP) is to train the next generation of scientists and engineers, enabling NASA to meet future research and development challenges in the space life sciences. The 10 week SLSTP provides undergraduate students with the opportunity to perform cutting-edge research and discover exciting careers in Space Biology at NASA's Ames Research Center located in Silicon Valley, California. Interns are paired with a mentor for specific laboratory or computational projects in areas such as molecular, cell, organismal or synthetic biology, bioinformatics or bioengineering. In addition, the cohort of interns designs and executes a group project.

Selected interns will be provided housing and receive a stipend. Financial support is also provided to interns who submit an accepted abstract as first author to the annual meeting of the American Society for Gravitational and Space Research.

See our website for eligibility requirements and more information.


Application Deadline: 1/21/2020
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Program Dates: 6/7/2020 - 8/15/2020

Participating Institution(s):
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NASA Ames Research Center (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Atmospheric Sciences
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Biotechnology
Cellular Biology
Computational Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology

Keywords:
Animal Behavior & Learning
Biochemical Engineering
Biological & Synthetic Macromolecules
Cloning and Sequencing
Collaborative Research
Computational Genomics
Data Analysis
Instrumentation Development
Microscopy
Space Flight

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This program is funded by:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)


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