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Ecology and Evolution in Changing Environments: Mechanisms to Responses (Biology REU)

Primary Institution: Kansas State University
City: Manhattan
State: KS
Job Duration: 10 week summer program
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology/Life Science
Ecology
Evolution, Genomics
Description: The K-State Biology REU program provides opportunities for independent research for students that may not have these opportunities at their home institution. Research projects will address biological patterns observed in changing environments by examining underlying genetic, developmental, physiological, or ecological mechanisms. This 10-week program is hosted by Konza Prairie Biological Station and the Division of Biology at Kansas State University. In addition to independent research projects conducted under the guidance of experienced faculty mentors, participants will learn about modern approaches in ecology and evolutionary biology, attend professional development seminars, travel to important ecological sites and genomic centers in Kansas and Missouri, and have two opportunities to present their research.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/01/2014
Job Website: http://www.k-state.edu/reu/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Bruce A. Snyder
Kansas State University
Division of Biology, 116 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66056-4901
Email: biologyreu@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-2430
Secondary Contact: Dr. Ted Morgan
Kansas State University
Division of Biology, 116 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66056-4901
Email: biologyreu@ksu.edu
Phone: 785-532-6126