Summer Research Program Information
Institution: Boston University
Division: Boston University Bioinformatics
Program: Bioinformatics Research and Interdisciplinary Training Experience (BRITE REU)
Academic Area(s): Mathematics & Computational Sciences, Medical & Life Sciences (Biology), Technology (Bioinformatics & Genomics), focuses on computational and mathematical fundamentals of bioinformatics analysis through research projects in a broad range of topics, including gene regulatory networks, metabolic networks, analysis of microbial communities, synthetic biology, enzyme structure and function, machine learning methods for cancer subtype classification, and sequence analysis algorithms for identifying genetic variation.
Academic Eligibility: undergraduate, juniors, seniors
Other Academic Eligibility Requirements: Applicants should have an interest in biological research and some quantitative training in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, or a closely related field.
Underrepresented Groups: Underrepresented In Science Encouraged, Minorities Encouraged, Women Encouraged, Students With Disabilities Encouraged
US Citizen: Yes
Permanent Resident: Yes
Deadline: Mid-Feb
GPA Minimum:
Duration: 10 weeks
Stipend: Yes
Travel: Yes
Housing: Yes
Other benefits: And travel to a national, regional, or BU sponsored undergraduate research conference in the fall to present a poster describing the summer research. Funds for poster
Contact Name: Johanna Vasquez
Contact Title: Administritive Coordinator
Phone #: 617-358-0752
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts