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Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina

Primary Institution: University of South Carolina
Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences
City: Columbia
State: SC
Job Duration: 9 weeks
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Minimum GPA: 3.0
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Biology
Description: This program is for undergraduate students interested in gaining a hands on experience in research in evolutionary biology. The program emphasizes the interface between molecular genetics and organismal-level processes. Students will learn about hypothesis generation and testing, as well as the techniques and experimental designs employed in molecular biology and one or more other subspecialty areas - including behavior, life history evolution, systematics, population biology, or ecological physiology. Students will present summaries of their work in mini-symposium at the end of the summer. Undergraduate students from any academic institution except the Columbia campus of the University of South Carolina are invited to apply. Students from underrepresented groups and smaller undergraduate institutions are especially encouraged to apply.
Stipend: $3,800
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 03/05/2006
Job Website: http://www.biol.sc.edu/~elygen/reu/evolution.html

Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Bert Ely
Dept. of Biological Sciences
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC 29208
Email: ely@sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2768
Fax: 803-777-4002