At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Friday, December 10, 2010

Summer Undergraduate Research Program: Oceans and Human Health - Medical University of South Carolina

Program Dates: May 31, 2011 –August 5, 2011

Aim: Improving underrepresented minority students in their understanding of the molecular processes regulating coastal and ocean environments for the purpose of enhancing benefits to human health and reducing public health risks.

The Program:
  • Combines formal classroom work with independent research
  • Gain research experience employing cellular and molecular techniques
  • Transferable Credit Hours Earned: 15
  • Student Travel/Housing/Meals Allowance: $4700
Topics of interest:
  • Coral health
  • Immunology
  • Climate change
  • Harmful algal blooms
  • Respiratory physiology
  • Marine natural products
  • Environmental toxicology
  • Environmental bioindicators
Application deadline is January 31, 2011
Application Information:
General SURP Information:

Eric Lacy, Director
221 Fort Johnson Rd.
Charleston, SC 29412
(843) 876 -2052

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