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Molecular Biophysics REU Program

Now in its tenth year, this program offers interdisciplinary research experience in leading laboratories to students majoring in the physical or mathematical science or engineering at colleges with limited research opportunities. The program is open only to non-Princeton students. Each student serves as a research assistant in the laboratory of a Princeton faculty member who serves as a mentor and research adviser. The program directors, in consultation with training faculty, match student interests to available projects.

Students Eligible: 
Non-Princeton undergrads
Class Years Eligible: 
Sophomores
Juniors
Division: 
Natural Sciences
Engineering
Program Type: 
Internships
Number of Weeks: 
9 weeks
Application Deadline: 
January
Research Type: 
Data Analysis
Lab
Support Provided: 
Interns receive a $4,000 weekly stipend plus $75 food allowance. Housing is on campus. Travel reimbursement when appropriate.
Type of Support: 
Paid
Number of Projects / Participants in Previous Year: 
10
Additional Information: 
Regular meetings with the faculty mentor and members of the laboratory team provide guidance for experimental design, methods and progress. By the end of the program, students prepare a formal written report on their research and present an oral summary. Students also are integrated with other summer students to share educational and social activities. Applicants must be non-Princeton undergraduate students and rising sophomores or juniors (no seniors).

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