The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University offers undergraduate students from colleges and universities around the country a chance to participate in research projects in the exciting and rapidly growing area of nanobiotechnology, a place where biology, medicine, and nanotech meet. Enjoy 10 weeks of research in the fields of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering in a hands-on, graduate level laboratory.
Program Objectives: • To provide students with a greater understanding of the development and applications of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering. • To give students a solid grounding in research methodologies in these areas. • To inspire students with a deeper appreciation for the contributions that improved technology in nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering can make to our lives. • To grant students with a truly unique educational experience, with research at the core, while at the same time serving as an ideal foundation for future graduate work. Each student will enjoy the advantages of: • Graduate student mentoring. • Guidance from faculty. • Stipend with paid housing and a travel allowance. • Professional development seminars, social activities, journal clubs, and day trips to local industry partners. • Participation in oral presentations and an interdisciplinary poster session.
Apply at: http://inbt.jhu.edu/education/undergraduate/reu/ Application closes on February 1, 2016.
-Undergraduate students from all institutions who have at least completed their freshman year and will not be graduating before the start of the program. -Under-represented students in science and engineering are encouraged to apply. -Per NSF guidelines, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply, Johns Hopkins University students are not eligible. -GPA of 3.5 or better .
10 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Stipend, travel allowance and housing paid.
About Johns Hopkins University Institute for Nanobiotechnology
Launched in 2006, INBT focuses its efforts in research on the basic biological sciences, the clinical sciences, and public health. In the basic biological sciences, INBT supports research exploiting nanoscience to advance our understanding of cellular and molecular dynamics at the molecular level. In the clinical sciences, INBT supports research to develop novel methods for diagnostics and therape...utics. In public health, INBT supports research to understand the potential impact of nanoscience and nanotechnology on health and the environment, as well as on using nanoscience to solve environmental problems.