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Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates on the Design and Delivery of Polymer-Drug Complexes

Primary Institution: Virginia Tech
Affiliation: Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute
City: Blacksburg
State: VA
Job Duration: 11 weeks (5/26/09 - 8/7/09)
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Condensed Matter: Structure and Mechanical/Thermal Properties
Medical Physics
Mechanical Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: The Summer Undergraduate Research Program on the Design and Delivery of Polymer-Drug Complexes will focus on the SYNTHESIS of well-defined polymers for drug delivery systems and for mediating membrane properties, the PHYSICAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING that characterizes the polymer-drug complexes and their properties, and their MATERIAL-CELL INTERACTIONS.

We anticipate funding for 12 undergraduate research positions in 2009.

Apply online at http://www.mii.vt.edu/SURP/apply.html
Stipend: $6,300
Benefits: Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2009
Job Website: http://www.mii.vt.edu/SURP
Additional Information: We are happy to coordinate housing for our summer researchers (you are responsible for the rent).  Simply check the box on the online application to indicate that you wish for your housing to be arranged by our staff.  Travel reimbursement (up to $500) is available for non-Virginia Tech program participants.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Angie Flynn
Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (0344)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Email: angie.flynn@vt.edu
Phone: 540-231-6717
Fax: 540-231-8517
Secondary Contact: Mary Jane Smith
Macromolecules and Interfaces Institute (0201)
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Email: mjsmth@vt.edu
Phone: 540-231-3704
Fax: 540-231-3971
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