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Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Primary Institution: Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Graduate Division
City: Bronx
State: NY
Job Duration: 9 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Junior Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Atomic/Molecular/Optical Physics
Biophysics
Medical Physics
Other Engineering
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Imaging studies (Optics); Quantitative biology; structural biology
Description: The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine offers exceptional college students the unique opportunity to work for the summer in a research laboratory at one of the world's top-ranking scientific institutions. Approximately 50 students from all over the country come to Einstein, live on the campus, and participate in  "hypothesis-driven" research in their area of interest.  SURP students also attend weekly undergraduate level seminars on specific research topics, participate in workshops including: career development and ethical issues in science and medicine.  At the end of the summer, SURP students present a poster describing their research at the SURP symposium on the Einstein campus.  All SURP students receive a stipend of $2500, free housing, and social activities including attending a Broadway show, a baseball game, barbeques and various outings.  SURP 2007 dates:  June 11 – August 9, 2007.  The on-line application is available on our website:  http://www.aecom.yu.edu/phd/summer.htm The application deadline is February 1.
Stipend: $2500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Social activities
Application Deadline: 02/01/2007
Job Website: http://www.aecom.yu.edu/phd/summer.htm
Additional Information: Students can participate in cutting edge research in biophsyics, structural biology, bioinformatics, optics (development of new imaging technology), physical chemistry, neurosciences, and quantitative biology.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Victoria Freedman
1300 Morris Park Avenue (Belfer 201)
Bronx, NY 10461
Email: vfreedma@aecom.yu.edu
Phone: 718-430-2872
Fax: 718-430-2598
Secondary Contact: Ms. Rosa Garcia
1300 Morris Park Avenue (Belfer 201)
Bronx, NY 10461
Email: surp@aecom.yu.edu
Phone: 718-430-2345
Fax: 718-430-8655