The 2016 University of Michigan Biophysics Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (REU) in Biophysics will run from June 6 to August 12. Applicants are required to send transcripts, 1 letter of recommendation and fill out the online application.
CLICK HERE TO APPLY FOR THE SUMMER 2016 REU PROGRAM! Applications are due March 7.
The Summer REU Program in Biophysics provides selected non-University of Michigan undergraduate students** from around the United States an opportunity to conduct ten weeks of summer research with some of the country's leading biophysicists in a range of biophysical fields. The program is conducted in concert with the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Program and is supported by funds from the National Science Foundation.
**Please note: our funding only allows for us to fund US citizens. Support can be granted to permanent residents with the proper documentation. Students from the University of Michigan are not eligible.
REU projects are available in many different biophysical areas. Please click here and here for lists of specific faculty interests. You may assume that every faculty member is interested in hosting an REU student. REU research areas in Biophysics at Michigan include:
- Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics
- Complex Biosystems
- Membrane Biophysics
- Single Molecule Microscopy
Students who are selected to participate in the Biophysics REU program will receive:
- A stipend of $5,000
- Travel reimbursement up to $500 for travel to and from Ann Arbor
- Housing near campus
- Access to the UM library system
- Access to world-class research facilities