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MIT summer research program in biology

Primary Institution: MIT
Affiliation: Biological and biomedical sciences
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Job Duration: 10 WEEKS
Class Requirement: Graduating seniors are not eligible.
Minimum GPA: 3.5
Position Type: academic enrichment
Discipline(s): Biophysics
computatioanl biology, bioengineering
Description: Students conduct supervised research and receive practical training in areas such as Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biophysics, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Chemical Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Human Genetics, Genetics, Genomics, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Molecular Medicine, Human Disease, Neurosciences, Plant Molecular Biology, Structural Biology, Systems Biology, or Virology.
Students are expected to work full-time in the laboratory, to participate in weekly meetings with faculty, and to attend weekly academic seminars. The weekly seminars cover such topics as applying to graduate school, applying for fellowships, preparing a poster, giving an oral presentation, and writing a research abstract. These seminars are designed to help students improve their presentation skills and to be more competitive applicants.
At the end of the program all students are required to present a poster and submit a 5-page research summary.
Stipend: $ 350.00 - weekly
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
MIT email account, subsidized athletic pass
Application Deadline: 01/30/2007
Job Website: http://web.mit.edu/biology/www/outreach/college.shtml
Additional Information: All of the students in the MIT summer program live together on campus in shared suites with kitchens. This housing arrangement promotes social interactions and promotes the wonderful opportunity to forge long-lasting friendships with peers in the summer program.

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Dr. Mandana Sassanfar
77 Massachusetts Ave
Room 68-102C
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: mandana@mit.edu
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