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Undergraduate students

Here you will find a collection of news, information and updates for College of Biological Sciences undergraduate students.

CBSelfie with Adam Kostanecki

This to-be senior and Plant and Microbial Biology major has a passion for understanding the interplay between plants and their environment.

Adam Kostanecki

Your year and major?
I am a senior in CBS studying Plant and Microbial Biology.

Hiring: Undergraduate Laboratory Assistant (Spring 2019)

An opportunity to work in the field of plant genetics in the lab of Dr. Robert Stupar, Department of Agronomy and Plant genetics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus. Majority of the work will be based out of lab as well as greenhouses. The successful candidate will work on following tasks:

Hiring: BSL-3 Program Undergraduate Worker

Hiring: BSL-3 Program Undergraduate Worker

Are you interested in gaining biocontainment experience?

The Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) Program is hiring an undergraduate student to support routine tasks within biocontainment research facilities on campus.

Apply Now: Biochemistry TA Positions

Interested in being a Biochemistry TA?

There are openings for TA positions for the undergraduate biochemistry courses for fall 2019. The requirements for being a TA are:

Master of Science Opportunity, University of Winnipeg Vector Biology Laboratory

University of Winnipeg  Associate Professor Dr. Robert Anderson is looking to recruit a MSc student recently graduated or graduating this year with a BSc degree, biology and honour’s preferred but not necessary if course and work experience fill in. This opportunity is to conduct research in applied medical entomology including species surveys for mosquitoes in Manitoba and evaluation of new approaches to adult mosquito control. The opportunity will involve a mix of laboratory and field work under a variety of weather conditions (non-winter).

Student Position: Sustainability Education Communication Assistant

The Sustainability Education Assistant for Communications is an undergraduate part-time position. The person in this role will be responsible for generating content for public communications for Sustainability Education, with University of Minnesota students as the primary audience. Sustainability Education has a team of student workers who work collaboratively.

Run for Research 5K

Pre-Med AMSA student group will be hosting a Run for Research 5K at Coffman this upcoming April 28 at 2 p.m.! Proceeds will help support the Masonic Cancer Research Center! The cost will be $15 for UMN students/faculty and $20 for Community members; cost includes post race snacks and a t-Shirt. Payments can be made in cash or check (made out to Pre-Med AMSA) and paid the day of the event, or venmo “Ashish-Varma” with “Run for Research 5K” in the memo line.

Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants

All teaching assistants in CBS courses (undergraduate and graduate) who have demonstrated excellence in teaching or other instructional activities that enhance the educational experience at the U of M are eligible for the annual CBS Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants. 

Please complete the nomination form if you would like to nominate your teaching assistant.