Summer Research Opportunity in the Life Sciences
Cornell University, Ithaca
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Genetics, Genomics & Development, Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology, and Biophysics, Cornell University
June 2 - August 9, 2013
students entering their junior and senior years majoring in the life
sciences with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given
to students with strong interest in gaining research experience in
preparation for graduate study. Members of underrepresented minority
groups, students with disabilities, and women are encouraged to apply.
Participants in the REU program must be U.S. citizens or permanent
residents. Students who will have completed the bachelor's degree by May
of this academic year are not eligible for REU programs, but are
invited to apply to the University's graduate programs (see
stipend will be $3,400. In addition to the stipend, housing in an
on-campus residence hall with other REU students is provided, along with
supplemental compensation for transportation while on campus. A travel
budget to and from Ithaca is also provided.
1. Please complete the application form below. The application, including transcript and letters of recommendation, are due by January 15, 2013, with rolling admission until spaces are filled.
2. Please request two letters of
recommendation from faculty members or employers familiar with your
abilities, interests, and motivation towards research. Please include
with your application the complete e-mail addresses and regular mail
addresses of the individual providing the letter. Letters may be sent
via regular mail to the address below, or by e-mail (preferred) to
3. Please send a copy (unofficial is fine) of your transcript either by e-mail or to the address below.
Cornell University Contact:
REU Program in the Life Sciences
c/o Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
107 Biotechnology Building
526 Campus Road
Ithaca, NY 14853-2703
Attn: Program Manager