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The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program in the Structure and Function of Proteins

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Agency: College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan
Due Date: March 1, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 5,250.00
Travel: 500.00
Description: The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) in the Structure and Function of Proteins is designed to provide undergraduate students with a 10 week research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology. The research projects featured in this program all involve studies of the structure and function of proteins. REU Faculty Mentors represent the departments of Biochemistry; Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Pathology, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Applicants must be majoring in Biochemistry, Biology, Biophysics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering or related STEM disciplines. Participants will receive a $5250 stipend, including free campus housing. In addition, students will have $700 for meal allowance and $500 for round-trip travel. Students must have health insurance coverage while participating in the program. This opportunity is specifically for students with interests to pursuing M.S. or Ph. D. degrees in STEM Areas. Students who are planning to receive a Bachelor’s degree before the end of the program are ineligible. The program runs from May 29- August 8, 2015.


Contact Information
Contact: Dr. Cherie R. Dotson
Phone: 734-615-6562
Email: crdotson@umich.edu
Web Site: https://pharmacy.umich.edu/reu


Keywords
Biology, Cellular Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, Plant Biology