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Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program

Primary Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
City: Madison
State: WI
Job Duration: May 29 - August 4
Class Requirement: Completed Sophomore Year
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology/Life Science
Biophysics
Chemistry
Computational science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Mathematics
Medical Physics
Interdisciplinary Physics: Biological Physics; Quantum Information; Etc.
Description: Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program (IBS-SRP)
The Program: May 29th- August 4th, 2012 Application Deadline: February 15th, 2012

The Institute for Biology Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites junior and senior undergraduate students interested in research careers in the biological sciences to participate in the Integrated Biological Sciences Summer Research Program (IBS-SRP). As part of the program, students do full-time research for 10 weeks with a faculty member in one of eight disciplinary areas:

    Biochemistry/Biophysics
    Bioenergy
    Cellular and Molecular Biology
    Computational Biology & Biostatistics
    Ecology, Plants, and Environmental Systems
    Molecular & Environmental Toxicology
    Neurobiology
    Virology

The eight disciplinary areas are connected through a seminar series highlighting major themes in biology, science writing, preparation for graduate school, and biological sciences careers. The major themes are:

• evolution
• pathways and transformations of energy and matter in biological systems
• information flow, exchange and storage in biological systems
• structure and function
• systems biology

At the end of the program, students give an oral presentation of their research results and write a final research report that is published in a program journal.

For more information, go to our website: http://cbe.wisc.edu/srp-bio/
Stipend: $5250
Benefits: Housing
Meal Plan
Travel Reimbursement
Health insurance
Application Deadline: 02/15/2012
Job Website: http://cbe.wisc.edu/srp-bio/

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Lucas Moyer-Horner
Institute for Biology Education
445 Henry Mall, Room 108
Madison, WI 53706
Email: lrmoyerh@wisc.edu
Phone: 608-890-4537
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