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Subject: UAMS Summer Undergraduate Research Program to Increase Diversity in
Research

Description:
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research
Program to Increase Diversity in Research is accepting applications for
summer 2016. This 9 week program is designed to provide students with
experiences in cardiovascular, pulmonary, or hematologic research. To
increase interest in research careers, students will be provided the
following:

1. research, mentoring and networking experiences
2. real-life surgical observations
3. simulated cardiovascular demonstrations
4. leadership skills
5. lecture series on various research topics and responsible conduct of
research training

Students will be provided a salary of $3600 for the nine week period and a
per diem of $2400 may be available for housing, supplies and/or travel to
scientific meetings. To qualify for the program, applicants must be U.S.
citizens or permanent residents and have a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants who
are a member of an underrepresented group (African American, Hispanic
American, Native American, Alaska native, Hawaiian native, or native of the
US Pacific Islands), disabled, or from a disadvantaged background are
encouraged to apply. Students with a background in biology or chemistry are
preferred and applicants must have completed at least one year of
undergraduate education. Additional information including the application
requirements can be found on our website (to access click here). The deadline
for applications is February 17, 2016. If you have any students who may be
interested in applying, please let them know about the program and have them
contact me or Dr. Sterba ([log in to unmask]) with any questions.

Sincerely,
Ariel Noble
Graduate Assistant, Graduate Student Recruiting and Retention
Graduate School
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
501-686-5906 (t)
501-686-5661 (f)
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Contact Person: Ariel Noble
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