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Opportunities for Undergraduates in the Zufall Lab
The Zufall Lab in the Department of Biology and Biochemistry is seeking students interested in undergraduate research in evolutionary genetics. The research addresses various aspects of evolution in a microbial eukaryote using approaches such as experimental evolution and genome analysis. For more information, or to apply with your resume, email Dr. Zufall (rzufall@uh.edu)
Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships in Obesity-Related Cancer Research
The MD Anderson Acres Homes Pre- and Postdoc Fellowship in Cancer Prevention prepares pre- and postdoctoral trainees in 3-year appointments to become leaders addressing obesity-related cancers affecting underserved communities. Training includes mentored research with experts in cancer prevention and experiential learning opportunities in underserved communities with community partners. The fellowship emphasizes acquiring and applying knowledge of the drivers of persistent poverty and their impact on health, developing skills in research methods used in community settings to design and implement interventions against obesity-related cancers, and fostering professional skills of scientist-advocates for success.
Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
Apply to Present at GCURS
The Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium at Rice University provides undergraduate researchers the opportunity to present original research discoveries to scholars from around the world. Participants give 12-to-15-minute individual presentations, after which faculty mentors give feedback to each student.
Date: October 21-22, 2023
Application Deadline: September 10, 2023
Gateway to Graduate Studies in Science 2023
The University of Texas at Austin is hosting a symposium designed to help undergraduate students understand and prepare for a STEM graduate program. During the two-day event, students will be able to present research and get constructive feedback from UT faculty, tour state-of-the-art facilities and meet working researchers, network with UT faculty and graduate students, and learn about the graduate school experience and application process. Transportation, accommodation, and meals will be covered. Applications from individuals in traditionally underrepresented populations are strongly encouraged. Apply at txsci.net/g2s2app
Date: November 13-14, 2023
Application Deadline: October 2, 2023