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:
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP and/or other Chihuahuan Desert field sites ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills
The program includes:
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ $6000 stipend for 10 weeks
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Housing in shared apartments and field station
ÃƒÂ¢Ã‚Â€Ã‚Â¢ Travel reimbursement of up to $600
For more information on the program, research projects or to apply please visit: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fscience.utep.edu%2Fcdb-reu%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cmadeline.hennessey%40uconn.edu%7C605a28f327f64c9cca0408d7b524c017%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637177041783858624&sdata=eGzxTu8owU8bbxse47koq0PAXHowD2dBBOFb9feiClg%3D&reserved=0