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Interdisciplinary REU Program in the Structure and Function of Proteins at the University of Michigan

Summer Research Program Announcement

Interdisciplinary REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) Program 
in the Structure and Function of Proteins 
University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Michigan
Program Dates: June 2 – August 9, 2013
Application Deadline: March 15, 2013 (Extended)

Program Description:

The Interdisciplinary REU Program will provide undergraduate students with a 10-week summer research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, computational chemistry, enzymology, molecular biology and plant biology.  The research projects featured in this program all involve studies of the structure and function of proteins.

Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.  Students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines as well as those who are from institutions with limited resources for research are strongly encouraged to apply.  An online application along with further details regarding the program can be found at:  

Participant benefits include:

  • $5000 stipend
  • Free campus housing
  • $500 allowance for travel to and from Ann Arbor, MI
  • $700 meal allowance
  • Scientific communication workshops
  • Graduate school preparation workshops, social outings and more….


Contact  Cherie Dotson ( or 734-615-6562) or Ronald Woodard  ( or 764-7366)

The Interdisciplinary REU Program is funded by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

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