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Summer Research Opportunity at the University of Iowa

Location: Iowa
Agency: University of Iowa
Due Date: February 15, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 5,250.00
Travel: 600.00
Description: The Department of Microbiology at The University of Iowa is pleased to announce a summer research opportunity for talented undergraduates interested in a career in the biological sciences. Please pass this information on to your students. Here is what we offer: · An intensive, mentored research experience doing cutting-edge science. · A co-curriculum that includes research seminars, field trips and several interactive workshops (poster preparation, research ethics, graduate school, and career opportunities). · A stipend total of $5,250. · Housing, an allowance for incidental expenses, and travel expenses. · Social activities include a BBQ, excursions, and an end-of-summer banquet. · The program culminates with a campus-wide poster session with over 150 participants. To be eligible for the program, students must be: · Enrolled at a community college, college or university. · Returning for at least one semester of undergraduate study before graduation. · Interested in graduate school and a career in biological research. · A US citizen or permanent resident (hold a green card). · Prior research experience is NOT a requirement. · Disadvantaged students (economically or first in family to attend college), underrepresented minority students, and students from colleges that do not have extensive research opportunities are especially encouraged to apply. The 2016 program will begin May 23 and end on July 29 (10-week program).

Contact Information
Contact: David Weiss
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Biology, Cellular Biology, Genetics, Health Related Research, Immunology, Microbiology