The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity. This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.
The program provides:
High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab. Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP and/or other Chihuahuan Desert field sites. One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields. Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills.
The program includes:
$6000 stipend for 10 weeks
Housing in shared apartments and field station
Travel reimbursement of up to $600
For more information on the program, research projects or to apply please visit: http://science.utep.edu/cdb-reu/