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REU in Aquatic Chemical Ecology at Georgia Tech

Primary Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Job Duration: 10 weeks running from late May 21, 2012 thru July 27, 2012
Class Requirement: Freshman or sophomore or junior or or senior
Citizenship Requirement: U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Legal Resident
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology/Life Science
Chemistry
Ecology
Environmental Science
Other Engineering
Description: Aquatic Chemical Ecology (ACE) at Georgia Tech is a summer undergraduate research program supported by the National Science Foundation. ACE at Georgia Tech gives students the opportunity to perform exciting research with our faculty in the Schools of Biology, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. You'll participate in research with one or more of our faculty, learn about careers in science and engineering, and see how scientists blend knowledge and skills from physics, chemistry, biology and related disciplines to investigate some of the most challenging problems in environmental sciences. Our REU program is also a great way to check out research as a career before committing to graduate school, and for building relationships that will help you with future career decisions.
Stipend: $4500
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2012
Job Website: http://www.biology.gatech.edu/undergraduate-program/reu/
Additional Information: The following three areas comprise the research activities covered by faculty in the Aquatic Chemical Ecology program:

Area 1. Biological and geochemical transformations of chemicals in aquatic ecosystems.

Area 2. Sensory biology and ecology of aquatic chemical communication.

Area 3. Ecological roles and consequences of chemicals in aquatic environments

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Benita Black
310 Ferst Drive
Cherry Emerson Building
Atlanta, GA 30332