National Science Foundation REU Site:
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology
2019 dates: June 18th - August 23rd

Application due date: February 4, 2019


MGCB REU Center, 2019 Deadlines and Activities

Date(s) Activity
February 4 Application due date
February-March Applications reviewed by Steering Committee; interns chosen and host laboratories assigned
March-April Interns contacted by Program Administrator with internship information
April-May Interns contacted by PI of host laboratory
June 17 Interns arrive in Chicago and move into dormitory
June 18 Session starts
Week 1 Departmental welcoming reception; workshop on laboratory safety; 10 min intern presentations on planned projects
Week 2-9 Faculty seminars on Thursdays (7 total) at lunch
Week 3 Workshop on scientific ethics
Week 3-9 Friday lunch meetings with interns and faculty to present progress, with each intern presenting bi-weekly
Week 5 Workshop on applying to graduate school
Week 10 Departmental minisymposium with 15 min intern presentations. Poster session with Departmental reception
August 23 End of internship
Flexible scheduling during summer Social evenings with faculty
August 23 Interns must vacate dormitory rooms


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