Summer Research Program Information
Institution: University of Chicago
Division: Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology, Conte Center for Computational Neuropsychiatric Genomics
Program: Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Academic Area(s): Medical & Life Sciences (Biology, Genetics & Genomics), Translational mental health research; focus on neuropsychiatry; genetic architecture and environmental factors associated with neuronal development and function; disturbances in neuronal patterning, connectivity, neurochemistry, and neurophysiology correlated with behavior risk alleles; hubs and edges of biological pathways and regulatory networks; and predictive models for studying phenotype-gene-environment associations
Academic Eligibility: science major, undergraduate
Other Academic Eligibility Requirements: Concentration in the biological and/or physical sciences. Applicants with computational science backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply
Underrepresented Groups:
US Citizen: Yes
Permanent Resident: Yes
Deadline: Beg-Feb
GPA Minimum:
Duration: 10 weeks
Stipend: Yes
Housing: Yes
Website: http://www.igsb.org/education/research-experiences
Contact Name: Barry Aprison, Ph.D.
Contact Title: Education & Outreach Director
Phone #: 312-659-8848, 773-834-2787
Email: baprison@bsd.uchicago.edu
City: Chicago
State: Illinois
ZIP: 60637