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REU in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity

REU Opportunity Summer 2016: “Research Experience for Undergraduates in
Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity”

The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological
Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience
for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity. This is a
10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide
undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven
collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods
and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and
evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.

The program provides:
• High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology
in the field and/or lab • Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains
Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP •
One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in
multidisciplinary fields • Training in bioethics and other relevant
professional skills

The program includes:
• $5250 stipend for 10 weeks
• Housing in shared apartments and field station • Travel reimbursement
of up to $600

For more information on the program, research projects or to apply
please visit: Enquiries:

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