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2011 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Primary Institution: University of Illinois at Chicago
Affiliation: Bioengineering
City: Chicago
State: IL
Job Duration: 10 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Minimum GPA: 3.0 / 4.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology/Life Science
Environmental Science
Drug Delivery and Biomolecular Transport, Bioinformatics for Molecular Drug Design and Characterization
Description: The Research Experience for Undergraduates(REU) program is an initiative by the faculty of four UIC Colleges and industrial interest groups to address the need to engage in emerging technologies and cutting edge research in the areas of material sciences, nanotechnology, bio-, biomedical and environmental engineering.


- Participant undergraduates engage in research apprenticeship for 10 weeks within the timeframe in the summer, 2011 at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
- Final project reports, classroom implementations and awards for exceptional participants will be featured in the Annual REU Conference under the auspices of Chicago Public School authorities.
- Selection is based on applicant's resume, essay (approximately 500 words), and two reference letters from professors.
- REU fellows will receive a stipend of up to $4,200 for the full program. Funding for research projects and development of classroom projects is also available.
- Additional travel and on-campus housing will be offered for the eligible applicants.
- REU fellows may enroll optionally for three to four continuing education credits(graduate level credits)
Stipend: $4200
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/20/2011
Job Website: http://vienna.bioengr.uic.edu/REU.html

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Andreas A. Linninger
851 South Morgan St
SEO 218 (MC/063)
Chicago, IL 60607
Email: linninge@uic.edu
Secondary Contact: Seon B. Kim
851 south Morgan St
SEO 218 (Mc/063)
Chicago, IL 60607
Email: sbkim@uic.edu
Phone: 312-355-2520
Fax: 312-996-5921