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NSF-CEPCEB REU Program in Next Generation Plant Biology


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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.

Description:
The NSF-funded Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site, funded since 2002, is geared towards providing opportunities o students interested in the cellular and molecular biology of plants through next generation technologies. The program is especially interested in exposing students from two- and four-year colleges with limited research infrastructure to the excitement and career options that studies of plant and plant pathogen biology offers, but students from all colleges are welcome to apply. The program is sponsored by the UC-Riverside Center for Plant Cell Biology (CEPCEB) which, in association with the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology (IIGB) and other college departments, includes many faculty that study plants, plant pathogens (fungi, bacteria, viruses, nematodes), other microbes, and allied fields.

The program begins with a one-week series of workshops, in which students are introduced to techniques and approaches used to study plant and plant pathogen cells, including genetics, molecular biology, genomic and bioinformatic analyses, and confocal microscopy. During the first week students also hear presentations by potential faculty mentors, and select their home labs for the remaining nine weeks of the summer. During the remaining nine weeks of the program, students participate in workshops to enhance learning skills and their professional development, in addition to conducting laboratory research.


Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, Riverside (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Biotechnology
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Plant Sciences
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Plant Biology
Plant Pathology
Plant Systems Biology

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


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