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Ellen Mackall <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 11:35:15 -0500
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Subject: Biophysical Society’s Summer Research Program

Are you an undergraduate who would like to get a feel for graduate school and
work in a lab this summer? Consider the Biophysical Society’s Summer
Research Program.

This 11-week program, now in its eighth year, introduces undergraduate
minority students, disadvantaged students, and students with disabilities* to
the field of biophysics. Hosted by the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill, the program combines lab experience with lectures, seminars, and
team-building activities. More than 75 aspiring scientists have already
gained invaluable experience through the course.

All fees, housing, and travel costs required to participate are covered, and
participants receive a stipend to cover living expenses.

The priority deadline for applications is February 16. Additional details and
the application can be found on the summer course website Please contact Ellen
Mackall at [log in to unmask] or 240-290-5611 with questions.

*Financially disadvantaged individuals, students with disabilities, and
individuals who have been found to be underrepresented in biomedical or
behavioral research are eligible to apply. Nationally, these individuals
include, but are not limited to: African Americans, Hispanic Americans,
Native Americans/Alaska Natives who maintain tribal affiliation or community
attachment, Hawaiian Natives and natives of the US Pacific Islands.

The Biophysical Society Summer Course in Biophysics: Case Studies in the
Physics of Life is funded by The National Institute of General Medical
Sciences, National Institutes of Health. [2 T36GM075791]

Contact Person: Ellen Mackall
Contact Email: [log in to unmask]