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NSF REU: Community College Cultivation Cohort (C4)


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Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
Spend your summer doing exciting, cutting-edge research-no experience needed! Be part of a research center that studies life below the oceans, in the sediments and rocks of the subseafloor. This ecosystem is largely unexplored, and we need students to help grow, isolate, describe, and ultimately name the microorganisms referred to as 'intraterrestrials.' C4 students will work in teams in laboratories at USC, learning state-of-the-art techniques ranging from DNA sequencing to microscopy and sterile techniques to analytical chemistry.
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Participating Institution(s):
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University of Southern California (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Chemistry
Geological Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Microbiology

Keywords:
Biogeography
Bioinformatics
Data Analysis
Geomicrobiology
Hydrogeology
Marine Microbes
Microbial Habitats
Microbial Oceanography
Ocean Biogeochemistry
Subseafloor Biosphere

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


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