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2008 HHMI-Funded Summer Undergraduate Research Internship in Bionanotechnology

Primary Institution: Rice University
Affiliation: Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering
City: Houston
State: TX
Job Duration: 3 months
Class Requirement: Completed Freshman Year
Position Type: Research
Discipline(s): Bionanotechnology
Description: The summer internship program for undergraduates majoring in engineering and the physical sciences, especially women and underrepresented minorities, consists of a three-week intensive biology lecture and laboratory course teaching cell culture, basic molecular biology, and protein biochemistry. The course is intended to provide students arriving with little knowledge of biology with a background and laboratory skill base sufficient to allow them to start to participate as part of a team conducting interdisciplinary research in bionanotechnology. The course is followed by eight weeks of bionanotechnology research within laboratories at Rice University. This program will recruit students nationwide.
Stipend: $3,000
Benefits: Housing
Travel Reimbursement
Application Deadline: 02/15/2008
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Research/Internship Opportunity Contact Information

Primary Contact: Kimberly M'Carver
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-348-6034
Fax: 713-348-5154
Secondary Contact: Diana Welch
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
Phone: 713-348-4671
Fax: 713-348-5154