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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) – Nanotechnology for Biology and Bioengineering

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University offers undergraduate students from colleges and universities around the country a chance to participate in research projects in the exciting and rapidly growing area of nanobiotechnology, a place where biology, medicine, and nanotech meet. Enjoy 10 weeks of research in the fields of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering in a hands-on, graduate level laboratory.

Program Objectives:
  • To provide students with a greater understanding of the development and applications of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering.
  • To give students a solid grounding in research methodologies in these areas.
  • To inspire students with a deeper appreciation for the contributions that improved technology in nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering can make to our lives.
  • To grant students with a truly unique educational experience, with research at the core, while at the same time serving as an ideal foundation for future graduate work.

Each student will enjoy the advantages of:
  • Hands-on, graduate-level laboratory research experience.
  • Guidance from faculty and graduate student mentors.
  • Development and refinement of important laboratory and communication skills.
  • Networking with experienced scientists.
  • Stipend, paid housing, and travel allowance to concentrate on research and other professional development skills.

Desired Skills & Experience
  •  Undergraduate students from all institutions who have at least completed their freshman year and will not be graduating before the start of the program.
  • Under-represented students in science and engineering are encouraged to apply.
  • Per NSF guidelines, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply, Johns Hopkins University students are not eligible.
  • GPA of 3.5 or better.
  • Available for at least 10 weeks during the summer of 2020.