Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Genetics, Genomics & Development, Biochemistry, Molecular & Cell Biology, and Biophysics, Cornell University
June 2 - August 9, 2013
Eligibility: Most 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 http://mbg.cornell.edu/).
Compensation: The 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 MBG_REU@cornell.edu
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 ManagerMBG_REU@cornell.edu