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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity


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Description:
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity. This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.

The program provides:

- High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab.

-Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP and/or other Chihuahuan Desert field sites.

-One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields.

-Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills.

The program includes

-$6000 stipend for 10 weeks

-Housing in shared apartments and field station

-Travel reimbursement of up to $600.
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Application Deadline: 3/12/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Texas, El Paso (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biology
Conservation Biology & Wildlife
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Plant Sciences
Zoology

Keywords:
Behavioral Ecology
Biogeography
Botany
Environmental Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Evolutionary Ecology
Evolutionary Genetics
Herpetology

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


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