The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) in the College of Pharmacy, funded by American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, aims to introduce undergraduate students to research in biomedical sciences. We are inviting applications from domestic sophomores and juniors majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or related field. Application deadline is March 2, 2015.
Detailed information can be found on the website: go.uic.edu/surf Promotional flyer is attached.
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Program Dates and Structure: The program runs for 10 weeks between May 27 and August 5, 2015. In addition to working on independent research projects in the laboratories of faculty mentors, SURF fellows will participate in workshops on advanced scientific techniques and instrumentation, scientific presentations, a career day at a local pharmaceutical company, research seminars and final symposium where they formally present their summer projects.
Eligibility: Sophomores and juniors majoring in biology, chemistry, biochemistry or related field with GPA of 3.0 or better who are US citizens or permanent residents and have an interest in pursuing graduate studies.
Stipend: SURF fellows will receive $3,000 for the summer. Housing and travel cost is not covered by the program.
Application Deadline: Deadline to apply is March 2, 2015. Form and instructions are located at go.uic.edu/SURF