University Honors College - The Honorable mention
Monday
12/04/17

Biomedical Summer Internship at Marshall University

Posted by Tim on December 4, 2017 in Internships, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

Summer Research Internship for Undergraduate Minority Students (SRIMS) in Biomedical Sciences

May 29-July 31, 2018

  • $3,000 stipend
  • Free Room and Board
  • Assistance with travel
  • Graduate Education Presentations
  • Professional Networking

Note: U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency Required

Application: http://jcesom.marshall.edu/research/srims

Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018

 

For more information, contact:
SRIMS@marshall.edu

 

Monday
12/04/17

Finding Research On and Off Campus

Posted by Tim on December 4, 2017 in Research Information and Opportunities

Are you interested in answering interesting questions in your discipline through research?  Do you want to dive deep into a problem or topic?  Research is a pathway to explore.

The workshop will cover how to find research on campus and paid summer research experiences, and Honors Scholars who have participated in research will share their story.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
3pm
107 Capen 

Presented by Elizabeth Colucci – Director, Office of Fellowships and Scholarships

Monday
12/04/17

MIT Amgen Scholars Program Summer 2018

Posted by Tim on December 4, 2017 in Academics, Fellowships, Honors Experiences, Summer Research

Greetings:

We want you to be aware of an exciting opportunity for students to engage in research at MIT as part of our summer 2018 Amgen Scholars Program. Undergraduates will participate in faculty-mentored summer research at MIT in the science and biotechnology areas. Students admitted to this program will conduct full-time research, attend seminars and workshops, present their research, network with other undergraduates with similar research interests, and attend a mid-summer symposium at UCLA.

Twenty undergraduates, 15 visiting students and 5 MIT students, will be admitted to the program. Participants will be paid $4,500 for the summer, receive on-campus housing, a food allowance, and visiting Scholars will be provided travel to/from Boston.

Attached is a flyer about the program.

More information can also be found here

We hope you will share this opportunity with your students and we look forward to receiving their application!

Thank you,

MIT Amgen Scholars Program Staff

Monday
11/27/17

Spring 2018 Research Opportunity in Community Health and Health Behaviors

Posted by Tim on November 27, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

Dr. Lucia Leone in the Department of Community Health and Health Behaviors is seeking research assistants for the Spring 2018 semester. Dr. Leone’s research involves designing, implementing and evaluating multi-level and community-based interventions to increase access to healthy food and opportunities for physical activity among underserved populations. Research assistants will assist with participant recruitment, data collection and management, and basic data analysis.  Other tasks (e.g., literature reviews) and projects will be available over the course of the semester. Preferred Qualifications:  Organized and detail oriented, highly motivated, strong GPA, good communication skills, ability to interact with diverse populations, and the ability to solve problems independently. To apply: please send your resume and cover letter to leahverm@buffalo.edu. We are hoping to quickly fill our positions and will interview students on a first come, first served basis.

Tuesday
11/21/17

Harvard Multidisciplinary International Research Training Program (MIRT) Deadline to apply is January 5

Posted by Tim on November 21, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

The Harvard Multidisciplinary International Research Training (MIRT) Program is a national program designed to encourage underrepresented students from colleges and universities across the US to pursue careers in biomedical and behavioral research. The program provides short term global research training opportunities in public health for qualified undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, or graduate students. Trainees get knowledge of scientific literature associated with projects, biomedical researchethics, and cultural aspects with a focus on how these aspects affect public health issues as well as scientific and medical issues. The Harvard MIRT Program is funded by The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) of the National Institutes of Health as part of the Minority Health and Health Disparities International Research Training (MHIRT) Program. The Harvard MIRT/MHIRT Program has established linkages and training sites with academic institutions globally, including in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Republic of Georgia, Peru, Mexico, Ecuador,
Chile, Australia, and New Zealand. Research opportunities are designed collaboratively with faculty in these institutions to address health and health disparities pertinent to their countries.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY:
 Applicants must be US citizens or permanent
residents of the US
 Applicants must be in at least their junior year at
the start of the fellowship & enrolled in a fulltime
degree program
 Research & travel experience is not required,
only a strong desire to participate in international
health research work
FINANCIAL SUPPORT INCLUDES:
 Round-trip airfare to foreign institution
 Monthly stipend
 Foreign living expenses
 Travel health insurance

For more information and to apply: www.hsphmirt.com

Deadline to apply is January 5, 2018.

Tuesday
11/21/17

Cell Stress and Biophysical Oncology Track of the Cancer Sciences PhD Program at Roswell Park Info Session November 29

Posted by Tim on November 21, 2017 in Academics, Graduate School Programs, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

On November 29th at 2PM in Capen Hall (Rm 107) Dr. Eugene Kandel will discuss the Cell Stress and Biophysical Oncology track of the Cancer Sciences PhD program at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He will discuss the program of study, the research areas and the achievements of current students and faculty. Students interested in biomedical research at RPCI are encouraged to attend.

The PhD program is currently accepting applications for the Fall of 2018.  More information could be found at https://www.roswellpark.org/education/phd-program/cell-stress-and-biophysical-oncology.

Monday
11/13/17

Division of Behavioral Medicine Seeks Winter and/or spring student researchers

Posted by Tim on November 13, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities

The Division of Behavioral Medicine is looking for winter and/or spring semester students.

We have a variety of research projects both starting and on-going that will need student research assistants. We are looking for highly motivated students to help with: data collection, recruitment of children, families and adults, community outreach, and data entry

We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications: Organized and detail oriented, highly motivated, independent, strong GPA, good communication skills, ability to interact with families and the ability to solve problems independently.

Our current projects include:

InstaThought

The purpose of InstaThought Study is to integrate lab and field studies to refine family-based weight loss interventions that can be tested in a clinical trial.  Our aim is to help families improve health-related behaviors. We are preparing for our field study phase, in which we will work with parents and their 8-12 yo children to improve the implementation of healthy change through thought training.

UB ACES

This project involves examining children’s choices between food and fun activities. Research Assistants will be asked to work with study staff on data entry and recruitment. Qualified students will also be trained to collect data and work with families, both in laboratory and home visits.

Interviews will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.

To apply: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBMstudentapps

Questions: dbmstudentapply@gmail.com.

Tuesday
11/07/17

Summer Research Opportunities @ Cornell & Johns Hopkins: 2018 CNF & PARADIM REU Programs Announcement

Posted by Tim on November 7, 2017 in Research Information and Opportunities

Summer Research Opportunities at Cornell and Johns Hopkins for Undergraduates, Summer 2018!

  • $5,000 Stipend + housing and travel expenses
  • Hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research, with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences
  • http://www.reu.nnin.org/nnin11_login.php
  • Applications due February 14, 2018

2018 CNF & PARADIM REU Programs Announcement

Cornell NanoScale Science & Technology Facility (CNF)
Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials (PARADIM)
Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Programs
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), CNF and PARADIM

During the summer of 2018, CNF and PARADIM will sponsor Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) programs from June through August. Engineering and science students with broad interests across disciplines focusing on nanotechnology are eligible to apply (please find restrictions and eligibility requirements online).

The chosen undergraduates taking part in this ten-week program will receive hands-on nanoscience and technology experience through research, with applications to bio-engineering, chemistry, electronics, materials science, optics, optoelectronics, physics, and the life sciences. The research projects are designed and supervised by the faculty and technical staff at CNF and PARADIM. Interns then work with faculty and graduate students on projects, using the unique resources offered. A convocation is held in August to allow interns the opportunity to present their work to their peers in a concise scientific presentation. Interns also must complete a written report, akin to a research paper, summarizing the findings of their research project. These reports are published and distributed to the interns and sites, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and many others.

Participants receive a $5,000 stipend, plus housing and reasonable travel expenses. Full participation in the ten-week program, convocation and final reporting is mandatory.

A complete application includes: the online application (profile, research preferences, registration of recommenders, etc.), relevant college coursework in Science, Technology, Math and Engineering, a personal essay and resume, and two Letters of Recommendation. The online application deadline is Wednesday, February 14, 2018 (5:00 p.m. Pacific, 8:00 p.m. Eastern).

Monday
10/09/17

iSEED Research Opportunities

Posted by Tim on October 9, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities, Scholarship Opportunities, Summer Research

What is the iSEED?
A university-wide institute, the iSEED promotes building a culturally and intellectually diverse and academically inclusive community of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

The iSEED is focused on excellence in education, engagement in research, mentoring and enhancement of professional development central to the UB mission.

iSEED Summer Research Experience
The iSEED Summer Research Experience is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates to gain research and lab experience. Students are matched with a participating faculty member whose interests are complementary to their own. Students work on a research project and gain hands-on experience during the 10-week program.

Summer stipends, housing and travel awards are available for talented undergraduate students with the opportunity to participate in research activities at UB. Students will be exposed to graduate and professional school opportunities offered at UB. iSEED summer scholars interested in undergraduate research experiences are welcome to apply online at www.buffalo.edu/iseed.

Monday
10/09/17

Consider the CLIMB UP Summer Research Program for Undergraduates!

Posted by Tim on October 9, 2017 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

Created by Dr. Margarita L. Dubocovich at Northwestern University in 2007, The CLIMB ProgramTM at UB was instituted in 2009. This professional development program gives students at all levels the opportunity to not only learn, but apply, the essential skills of a professional scientist. Your training will help you to choose the best research opportunities, write outstanding fellowships and grants, craft publications, confidently present your work, and, ultimately, find the best jobs.

CLIMB UP for Summer Research for Undergraduates Gives students opportunities to conduct research in the biomedical and health sciences and explore
career opportunities. At the end of the program, students will present posters and oral presentations in a professional symposium.

Undergraduate Students interested in participating in the CLIMB UP for Summer Research should fill out an application available at the CLIMB UP website. Applications are accepted through February 1 every year.

For more information and to apply: www.buffalo.edu/climb