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Ann Arbor, MI

February 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine..

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

Short Term Educational Program (STEP) towards Digestive and Metabolic Physiology is specifically targeted to students from mathematics, physics engineering, computational sciences and other quantitative backgrounds to encourage them to apply their expertise to research relevant to digestive and metabolic physiology and associated

Requirements

(1) Students who are currently enrolled at any degree granting university or college are eligible to apply.

(2) The laboratory hands-on research experience is complemented by a weekly noon lecture series with presentations on responsible conduct of research, several aspects of digestive and metabolic physiology, and how loss of physiological regulation leads to disease.

(3) Students are expected to attend other departmental and university lectures/seminars.

(4) Towards the end of the summer fellowship, the students will participate in a mini-symposium in which they give a 10 minute oral presentation of their research findings followed by a question and answer period.

(5) Students are expected to work 40 hours per week in the laboratory during the 12 week fellowship period

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,200 

Start Date: May 28, 2019

End Date: August 16, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of unofficial or official transcripts
  • Personal statement 
  • 3 picks of faulty mentors
  • Online application
  • 2 confidential recommendations to be sent on your behalf and enter the recommender's email address in the online application to support this process. (The link for the recommendation form will be sent by email directly to the recommender for completion.)

Application Tips

  • Preference is given to those students interested in a career in research.
  • The start and/or end date of the fellowship may be shifted slightly to accommodate overlap with the academic year at home institutions, if necessary.

Additional Information 

  • Interns are responsible for housing arrangements and travel arrangements 



Ann Arbor, MI

January 31, 2019
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DEADLINE -  January 31, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The Neuroscience Graduate Department hosts the Neuroscience Undergraduate Research Opportunity (NURO), that includes internally funded positions that allow undergraduate students to explore the field of neuroscience. This 10 week summer program provides participants with a research experience in the areas of behavioral and systems neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, developmental neurosciences, molecular and cellular neuroscience, and sensory neuroscience. 

Requirements

(1) In accordance with NIH guidelines, applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents

(2) Students majoring in biochemistry, biology, biophysics, chemistry, computer science, engineering, mathematics, psychology, or related STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) discipline

(3) Strong interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biomedical sciences

(4) Must have successfully completed at least one academic year of an undergraduate program and not scheduled to graduate before December 2019

(5) Have personal medical/health insurance coverage (including emergency room and coverage while in Michigan) for the duration of the program

(6) Participants must be available for the duration of the program from start to finish. Any vacation would need to take place outside of this timeframe

(7) University of Michigan students are NOT eligible

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,750

Start Date: June 2, 2019

End Date: August 10, 2019


Application Process

  • Applicants will submit a research/academic statement, a personal statement, resume or CV, and unofficial transcript(s).

  • Two letters of recommendation are required, one of the letters must be from an academic reference.

 

Application Tips

  • Students from groups that are historically underrepresented in graduate education in the STEM field, including first-generation college students, first-generation US citizens, and students with disabilities 

  • Students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or that have experienced financial hardship as a result of family economic circumstances


Additional Information 

  • Students will gain research experience through independent research projects conducted under the supervision of faculty and lab mentors

  • Weekly workshops will help students focus on bridging their aspirations to future research careers

  • Social events with UM Neuroscience Graduate Program faculty and students. 

  • Journal clubs that will help students focus on expanding their ability to understand primary literature, examine validity, and probe with further questions

  • End of program symposium for students to present their summer project with a group of faculty, students and lab personnel

  • $500 travel allowance round-trip travel to the program site 

  • Housing provided by program

 

Ann Arbor, MI

February 1, 2019
More Info

DEADLINE -  February 1, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

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The students can send their CV highlighting directly to a Physiology Faculty member whose research focus align with their interests. This collection of laboratories are involved in nationally recognized research, in topics such as hormones and signal transduction, obesity and diabetes, reproduction and circadian rhythms, gastrointestinal physiology including digestive diseases, cardiovascular disease and hypertension, renal and pulmonary function, muscle contractile mechanisms, ion channels and neurophysiology.

Requirements

(1) Students are expected to work 40 hours per week in the laboratory during the 12 week fellowship period excluding July 4

(2) Students will be required to attend an end of summer research forum, where they will have the opportunity to report their research findings.

 

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $4,200

Start Date: May 28, 2019

End Date: August 16, 2019


Application Process

  • Email your CV to shahy@umich.edu and in the email indicate the faculty member whose research focus aligns with your interests.  Make sure your subject line contains 2019 Summer SURF Applicant. 

 

Application Tips

  • Preference will be given to students with strong academic performance in science courses and relevant laboratory experience. 

Additional Information 

  • Interns are responsible for housing arrangements and travel arrangements 
  • Faculty Mentors can be found using the navigation menu on the left, SURF Faculty Members



Ann Arbor, MI

February 1, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 1, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

The Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MHSURA) is designed for undergraduate students who want to explore biomedical research and health professional career pathways in a stimulating and inclusive environment.

Requirements

(1) Be a U.S. citizen or legal resident

(2) Have a valid U.S. social security number

(3) Completed first year of college before applying

(4) Cumulative and science GPA of 3.0

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: TBA

Start Date: May 26, 2019

End Date: August 9, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of transcripts
  • 2 Letters of recommendation
  • Completed online application

 

Application Tips

Applicants will be evaluated based on the following factors:

  • Personal and academic accomplishments
  • Successful completion of first-year undergraduate biology and chemistry courses
  • College GPA
  • A demonstrated interest in a career in medicine or biomedical research
  • Demonstrated commitment to helping under-served populations
  • Quality of academic recommendations


Additional Information 

  • This program is open to all students with an interest in medicine and health disparities.  Applicants from underrepresented minority groups in medicine, rural and socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
  • Students are only eligible to participate in the Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy twice



Ann Arbor, MI

February 11, 2019
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DEADLINE -  February 11, 2019

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Medical School fosters a visionary culture. The changes proposed in our curriculum transformation reflected our efforts to attract, encourage, and reward those who have grand ideas and wish to improve the world of medicine.

 

About

When the University of Michigan founded its medical school in 1850, it immediately assumed a leadership role in American academic medicine. We were the first medical school in the United States to recognize the importance of, and to build, a university hospital for physician instruction. We also were a pioneer in the introduction of the modern science-based curriculum, and were among the first schools to change the role of the student from passive observer to active participant in the learning process through high-caliber laboratory instruction and clerkships.

Position Description

Students will be assigned to the labs that match their interest and are run by experienced researchers to participate in innovative scientific exploration. Students will participate in hands-on exploration of biophysical methods and techniques (HEBMAT), which will introduce them to various modern experimental and computational research techniques.

Requirements

(1) Applicants must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents.

(2) Applicants must have maintained a grade average of 3.0 or higher.

(3) Applicants must be able to devote 10 weeks to full-time research in laboratory and cannot be concurrently enrolled in courses

Duration & Compensation

Pay Rate: $5,000

Start Date: June 3, 2019

End Date: August 9, 2019


Application Process

  • Copy of transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Completed online application

 

Application Tips

  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, and students with outstanding applications may be admitted earlier.

Additional Information 

  • Travel reimbursement up to $500 for travel to and from Ann Arbor
  • Housing near campus



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