News & Announcements

Columbia University BioIGERT’s Research Program for Undergraduates

Columbia University BioIGERT’s Research Program for Undergraduates The Columbia University IGERT on Optical Techniques for Actuation, Sensing, and Imaging of Biological Systems (BioIGERT), a National Science Foundation IGERT program, will support outstanding undergraduates as Summer Research Fellows for the period from May 29 through August 6, 2011.  This program provides… Continue reading »

Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Summer Research Opportunity

Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences (CURE) The application period for CURE (Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences), a summer research training program based in Boston, is now open. CURE introduces college undergraduates from underrepresented populations to the world of cancer research by placing them in real research settings.  Click for… Continue reading »

Summer Research Opportunities

The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) is pleased to announce the opening of a Summer Research Opportunities website.  Here students can find listings for over one hundred summer research programs, including the name of the host institution, the 2011 application deadline and most importantly, and a… Continue reading »

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Western Kentucky University seeks talented science students to participate in its summer National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in investigative biotechnology.  Our preference is for rising juniors and seniors (younger students with research experience will be considered), who have completed core courses in the science curriculum at… Continue reading »

Amgen Scholars Program

Columbia University and Barnard College are excited to host the Amgen Scholars Program.  The Amgen Scholars Program provides hundreds of undergraduate students with the opportunity to engage in a hands-on summer research experience at some of the world’s leading institutions. The program aims to increase learning and networking opportunities for… Continue reading »

New England Science Symposium

The Harvard Medical School Minority Faculty Development Program of the Office for Diversity and Community Partnership and the Biomedical Science Careers Program (BSCP) will hold the tenth annual New England Science Symposium on Sunday (NESS) on April 1, 2011 at The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School… Continue reading »

MTC Teaching Program

Interested in issues of race, poverty, education and social justice?  The Mississippi Teacher Corps application deadline is Monday, December 20th. The Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) is the most competitive teaching program in the country.  The two-year program, designed for non-education majors, recruits college graduates to teach in the Mississippi Delta… Continue reading »

Bioinformatics and Computational Molecular Biology

The University of Wyoming is proud to offer summer research opportunities to external undergraduate students to engage in research in bioinformatics and computational molecular biology in Laramie.  The summer research program will last from May 23, 2011 to August 5, 2011 and will include a stipend of $3500 for the… Continue reading »

Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins

Interdisciplinary molecular and cellular biosciences Ph.D. program at Johns Hopkins University. This graduate training program is currently ranked 5th by US News and World Report.  Details on our Ph.D. program and the application process can be found here: The deadline for admission for Fall of 2011 is December… Continue reading »

Wesleyan University PhD Program

WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY is home to a vibrant science community comprising researchers who study a variety of cellular processes at the molecular level, using approaches ranging from microscopic imaging to X-ray crystallography.  The MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT has strong connections with two inter-departmental programs, Molecular Biophysics and Integrative Genomic… Continue reading »

CalTech AMGEN Research Opportunity

AMGEN SCHOLARS PROGRAM Caltech’s Amgen Scholars Program is geared towards students in biology, chemistry, and biotechnology fields. Some of these fields include biology, biochemistry, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and chemistry. Eligibility: Students must be current sophomores through non-graduating seniors, must be attending a four-year university, and must be U.S. Continue reading »

CalTech MURF Research Opportunity

Caltech is excited to announce two summer research opportunities available to continuing undergraduate students. Questions about these programs can be directed to Carol Casey at [email protected] or (626) 395-2887. MURF UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS The MURF program aims to increase the participation of underrepresented students (such as African American, Hispanic,… Continue reading »

November 19th: Dr. Doron Greenbaum

November 19 (co-sponsored with BIMO):  Doron Greenbaum, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania,  “A Chemical Biology Approach to Understand Host-Parasite Interactions”… Continue reading »

Department of Homeland Security Scholarship Program

Supporting students interested in pursuing the basic science and technology innovations that can be applied to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security mission. Eligibility: must be an undergraduate student and a U.S. citizen. Funding available for fall 2011; Full tuition and monthly stipends; Includes 10-week summer internships at federal… Continue reading »

Operation Wallacea Presentation at Williams College 11.18.10

Operation Wallacea is a non-profit organization that works through academic collaborations to run volunteer based conservation management and biodiversity monitoring research in remote areas across the world.  Through Dr. Marsha Altschuler of the Biology department, we will be giving a lecture titled Biodiversity Conservation in the Tropics: Research Opportunities in the… Continue reading »