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NSF- Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program in Nanotechnology and Biomedicine

Location: Georgia
Agency: University of Georgia
Due Date: February 19, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Stipend: 5,000.00
Description: The University of Georgia focuses on hands-on and interdisciplinary research experience at the interface of nanotechnology and biomedicine. More than 30 faculty participants from the College of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, and Medical School inspire students by creating an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Students will participate in interdisciplinary research projects that apply nanotechnology to specific biomedical problems. Each REU student will be co-mentored by paired faculty from the nanotechnology and biomedical disciplines on a collaborative research project. PROGRAM INCLUDES · Hands-on research in state-of-the-art facilities · 11 exciting projects from 30+ faculty (http://reu.engr.uga.edu/?page_id=29) · Weekly career development seminars, workshops, and field trips · Group social activities · Presentations in research symposiums and conferences ELIGIBILITY · Undergraduate students majoring in science or engineering · U.S. Citizen or permanent resident · Minorities and women strongly encouraged to apply AWARD · $5,000 stipend · Travel allowance · Accommodation Application deadline is March 1, 2016. Selections will be based on a combination of research interests, academic qualifications and faculty recommendations. Program Dates: May 23, 2016 – July 29, 2016


Contact Information
Contact: Leidong Mao
Phone: 706-542-1871
Email: mao@uga.edu
Web Site: http://reu.engr.uga.edu/


Keywords
Biology, Biotech, Chemistry, Engineering, Health Related Research, Nanotechnology, Postbachelor Programs