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Research Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology

Primary Institution: The University of Chicago
Affiliation: Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
City: Chicago
State: IL
Job Duration: June 12 - August 18, 2012
Class Requirement: Completed Junior Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology/Life Science
Description: The Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago is at the forefront of research in molecular
mechanisms underlying cell biology and organismal development. Current faculty work on fundamental problems in biology
using a wide range of model systems including viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi, plants, nematode worms, fruit flies, fish and
mice. With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Department offers an exciting opportunity for talented
undergraduates to acquire experience in research. This program is designed for students who are interested in attending
graduate school and pursuing a career in science. MGCB Summer Internships allow students to devote themselves to research
projects, working in collaboration with graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, to address important problems in biology.
Stipend: $5000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/01/2012

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Catherine Will
920 E. 58th Street
Suite 1106
Chicago, IL 60637
Email: cwill@bsd.uchicago.edu
Phone: 773.834.8344
Fax: 773.702.3172