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Integrated Plant Systems - Undergraduate Research Experience


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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
This multidisciplinary research program will provide students with technical skills and interdisciplinary competencies and will equip them for work on bio-based solutions to food, energy and environmental challenges.

Through mentored research, training, and program activities under the guidance of researchers in academia and industry, students will gain research skills and interact with scientists from diverse fields including plant breeding and genetics, crop production, ecology, plant-based biofuels, and supply chain development. Students will develop competence in interdisciplinary communication and problem-solving.

Research experiences are available at multiple locations including University of Minnesota, Illinois State University, Western Illinois University, Ohio State University and with private sector partners in the region. Students who are interested in finding solutions to complex, interdisciplinary challenges related to sustainable land use are strongly encouraged to apply.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2021
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Program Dates: 5/31/2021 - 8/6/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Minnesota (Lead)
Illinois State University
Western Illinois University

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biotechnology
Crop & Soil Sciences
Design
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Geography
Horticulture
Marketing
Plant Sciences

Keywords:
Agricultural Ecology
Agronomy
Bioenergy Crops
Botany
Environmental Biology
Environmental Change
Plant Biology
Plant Genetics
Plant Physiology

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This program is funded by:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA)


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