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Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
The Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites undergraduate students interested in exploring research in the biological sciences to participate in the Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program (IBS-SRP). The IBS-SRP offers research experiences to undergraduate junior and senior students interested in biological research careers. Each student does full-time research for 10 weeks with a faculty member in one of eight disciplinary clusters: Biochemistry/Biophysics; Bioenergy; Cellular & Molecular Biology; Computational Biology & Biostatistics; Ecology, Plants & Environmental Systems; Molecular and Environmental Toxicology; Neurobiology; and, Virology. The eight disciplinary areas are woven together in an interdisciplinary learning community through 5 Big Ideas in biology: Evolution; Energy & Matter; Information Flow, Exchange, & Storage; Structure & Function; and, Systems Biology. In addition, science writing, research ethics, preparation for graduate school, and biological science career choices are highlighted. At the end of the program, students orally present their research at a symposium, and publish written reports summarizing their research in a program journal.


Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
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Program Dates: 5/29/2018 - 8/4/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Wisconsin, Madison (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Ecology & Evolution
Environmental Sciences
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Plant Sciences

Keywords:
Bioenergy
Bioinformatics
Biostatistics
Computational Biology
Molecular Biophysics
Neurobiology
Toxicology
Virology

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


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