NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Neuroscience

The National Science Foundation is sponsoring a Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Neuroscience at the University of Missouri.

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Program Details

  • A nine-week summer research experience (May 30 – July 29, 2017)
  • $4,500 stipend in addition to travel, tuition, air-condtioned campus dorm housing and a meal plan
  • Opportunity to assist graduate students with faculty-led research
  • Working with undergraduates from different disciplines
  • 1 hr credit for a course in “Computational Neurosciences” (meets one hour a week)
  • Join 50+ undergraduate students in a Research Symposium.
  • Prepare a poster presentation and a one-page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook.
  • Evening workshops, brown bag lunches and nationally acclaimed speakers.
  • Organized social activities
  • Enhance your resume and prepare for graduate school!

Eligibility

  • Completed at least two years of full-time college enrollment prior to June 2017
  • Pursuing a major in engineering, biology, biophysics or related fields
  • Students graduating prior to July 2017 are not eligible
    Citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
  • Minimum overall GPA of 2.75 (on 4.00 scale). Minimum science and math GPA of 3.00.
  • An interest in mathematics or statistics is recommended

Application Information

  • Complete the application at engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu
  • Provide an unofficial transcript
  • Include at least one recommendation (two preferred) found at engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu
  • Prepare a personal statement including career plans, prior research experience (if any) and a statement of research interests
  • Include a résumé
  • Completed application packets should be sent to: Dr. Satish S. Nair, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Missouri-Columbia, 229 EBW, Columbia MO, 65211. Email: NairS@Missouri.edu. Phone: 573-882-2964. Fax: 573-882-0397

 


This program is supported by the National Science Foundation and with the MU College of Engineering in partnership with the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine.