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REU in Environmental Microbiology at UNLV

Student Researcher

Employer Environmental Microbiology at UNLV
Position Student Researcher

Deadline March 7, 2009

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Environmental Microbiology at UNLV Ten week summer research experience June 1 – Aug 7, 2009 Projects include: – Adaptation of Pseudomonas to Diverse Soils – Biology of Shigella flexneri – Characterization of Polar Microorganisms – Ecology of Boiling and Near-boiling Springs – Endolithic, Desert and Geomicrobiology – Impact of Anthropogenic Nitrogen Loading – Magnetotaxis of Bacteria – Microbial Diversity of Deep Subsurface Aquifers – Mutagenesis in Nutrient Limiting Conditions – Sporulation of Bacillus anthracis

Participants receive the following: – $4,500 stipend – $600 food allowance – Complimentary campus housing – Round trip airfare – Opportunity to author a scientific publication. Applications will be accepted from U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled in either a two- or four-year college with an undergraduate major in the biological sciences or related field.

Applicants must provide a statement that clearly describes their research interests. Two letters of recommendation from science instructors are required. Unofficial transcripts will be accepted and may be received by mail or electronic mail. Students graduating in May/June 2009 are not eligible. Prior research experience is neither required nor expected.

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Contact Information

Kurt Regner, Ph.D.
School of Life Sciences
4505 Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

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