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NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in Biology

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior



•  10-week program, June to August

•  $5250 stipend

•  Program provides apartment-style housing on our beautiful Boston campus

•  Laboratory research, professional development, and social activities

•  Participants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, with preference given to students from underrepresented groups and those with military experience.

Example projects:

•  Differentiation of adult stem cells – interactions with the extracellular matrix

•  Microbial biofilms and DNA damage response

•  Behavioral and molecular aspects of social immunity

•  Organismal survival under extreme conditions

•  Circadian rhythms and regeneration

•  Mitochondrial DNA inheritance in developing oocytes

Participating Institution(s):
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Northeastern University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Molecular Biology

Chemical Biology
DNA research
Microbial Biology
Social Behavior
Stem Cell Research

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

Page last updated 10/24/2017
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