University of Michigan NSF – Interdisciplinary Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program in the Structure and Function of Proteins

The Interdisciplinary REU Program in the Structure and Function of Proteins at the University of Michigan provides undergraduate students with a 10-week summer research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, chemistry, computational chemistry, enzymology, molecular biology, and plant biology.  Faculty members in this program represent eight departments at the University of Michigan.  The majority of the research projects featured involve studies of protein structure and function.   Preference will be given to students with a sincere interest in the pursuit of a graduate degree (PhD or MS)in a STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) discipline.  Students from institutions with limited resources for research and students from underrepresented backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Program Activities·         Hands-on Research Experience (research projects & faculty mentors)·         Weekly Enrichment Seminars (scientific communication, ethics, graduate school admissions, etc.)·         Journal Club

·         Closing Symposium 
·         Social Outings & ActivitiesEligibility·         Undergraduate students majoring in a STEM discipline (science, technology, engineering or mathematics)
·         U.S. Citizen or permanent resident Program Benefits·         $5,750 stipend
·         $900 Meal allowance·         $500 Travel allowance·         Free housing Program Deadline has been extended to March 4, 2019Program Dates – May 22, 2019 – August 2, 2019 (Dates are fixed.  Alternative schedules cannot be accommodated.) Start your application today!For further information visit: https://pharmacy.umich.edu/reuPlease send all inquiries to:ireu.applications@umich.edu.