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Perrigo: Perrigo Undergraduate Summer Fellowship

The University of Michigan’s Life Sciences Institute is once again offering the Perrigo Undergraduate Summer Fellowship. The 10-week program provides an opportunity for undergraduates currently enrolled in any Michigan university or college to work side-by- side with world class researchers at the LSI. The Program, which takes place from June 10 - August 16, 2013, also provides a $3,000 stipend as well as housing support.

Visit: www.lsi.umich.edu (under the Scientific Initiatives tab) for details and application materials Questions? Contact Alicia Levesque at 734.764.4502 or e-mail aliciall@umich.edu

The deadline is usually in early FEB.

Van Andel Institute: http://www.vai.org/en/vaei/undergraduate-opportunities.aspx

MPI Research

Gene Markers LLC: http://genemarkersllc.com/

This company is located in Kalamazoo, however, it does not have a very good website on their internship and job listings, but our former PSM student have successfully found internship there.

Neogen: http://www.neogen.com/Corporate/employment.html

The Company’s Lansing, Mich.-based Food Safety Division develops and markets dehydrated culture media, and rapid diagnostic test kits to detect foodborne bacteria, spoilage organisms, mycotoxins, food allergens, genetic modifications, drug residues, plant diseases, and sanitation concerns. Neogen’s Lexington, Ky.-based Animal Safety Division develops and markets a complete line of diagnostics, veterinary instruments, veterinary pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, disinfectants, and rodenticides. Neogen’s GeneSeek subsidiary based in Lincoln, Neb., is the leading global provider of DNA testing for animal agribusiness and veterinary medicine.

UM Life Science Institute (LSI):

http://www.lsi.umich.edu/facultyresearch/initiatives/perrigo
The Perrigo Company & the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute are offering summer fellowships to highly qualified undergraduate students currently enrolled at any university or college in Michigan. Each student will be assigned to a lab in the Institute for hands-on experience with world-class researchers. Student fellows will work side-by-side with faculty members & scientists of the LSI. Fellows will receive a $3000 stipend for ten weeks, plus housing support. The application deadline date is not yet available, but was in mid-Feb last year so check the website. These fellowships can lead to further internship opportunities with the Perrigo Company.

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) Wayne State University:

http://gradprograms.med.wayne.edu/sure.php

Undergraduate Research Fellowships in Molecular & Integrative Physiology:

The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan offers summer fellowship programs to support undergraduate students that are interested in research in physiology and/or biomedical sciences. Any student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is invited to apply, with preference given to those students interested in a career in research.

In general:

1) Biological science students will join our traditional Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

2) Underrepresented groups and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds will join our Summer Undergraduate Research in Physiology (SURP) program.

Each student will be matched, based on his or her interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology or of the University of Michigan Medical School. The selected laboratories are involved in nationally recognized research, in topics such as hormones and signal transduction, obesity and diabetes, reproduction and circadian rhythms including sleep, gastrointestinal physiology including digestive diseases, and many aspects of cardiovascular disease.

There will be a research forum at the end of the summer in which fellows will present their work, as well as opportunities to attend research seminars throughout the summer.

Further details and application materials are available from the fellowship website:https://www.physiology.med.umich.edu/programs/undergraduate/undergradsindex.html

The deadline is FEBRUARY 1.

Western Michigan NSF-REU Signal Transduction Summer Internship:

http://www.wmich.edu/nsf-ru/

BioConnections Internship Program:

This is run by MichBIO, a Michigan biotech trade association: http://www.michbio.org/BioConnections/ The Internship Placement link is presently under construction; check back later.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biology (ASPB):

SURF enables undergraduate students to conduct 10 consecutive weeks of mentored plant biology research during the early part of their college career.

Successful applicants receive a $4,000 summer stipend, a one-year membership in ASPB, and $700 (paid to the mentor or institution) for materials and supplies. Each fellowship also provides student travel support to Plant Biology, the ASPB annual meeting.

Eligibility

- Application is open to all full-time undergraduate students in a degree-granting program. Students completing their second year are preferred, but well-prepared first- and third-year students who provide evidence of a strong interest in plant biology will be considered. Undergraduates needing more or less than the standard four years to earn a degree may still be eligible. International students or students following non-traditional academic calendars are welcome. SURF awards are limited to those without other sources of stipend or salary so that ASPB may provide support to the maximum number of students. See website for application details.

Faculty Mentors

- Students must secure a mentor before submitting an application. The proposed research project must be pursued in the mentors' laboratory. Mentors must be a member of ASPB.

U of M Cardiovascular Summer (CVC) Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program:

The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center is pleased to offer a summer fellowship program to support undergraduate students that are interested in cardiovascular research. Any student who is currently enrolled at any degree granting University or College is eligible to apply, with preference given to those students interested in a career in research.

Each student will be matched, based on their interests, to a laboratory that is led by a faculty member of the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. This collection of laboratories is involved in nationally

recognized research, in topics such as atherosclerosis, genetic cardiomyopathies, blood clotting disorders, cardiac arrhythmias, vascular biology and heart failure.

The stipend for 2013 will be $4000 for ten weeks of fulltime work from May 28th to August 2nd. There will be a research forum at the end of the summer in which fellows will present their work, as well as opportunities to attend research seminars throughout the summer.

Email: CVCSummerFellowship@gmail.com

http://sitemaker.umich.edu/cvcsummerfellowship/home

The deadline for the applications is usually in late January.

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