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Undergraduate students

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

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) at Ohio University

The deadline to apply for the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program is February 1, 2018.  

The SURF program allows undergraduate students interested in medicine or biomedical research the opportunity to work in an active research lab under the guidance of a biomedical science faculty member.

CBSelfie with Destiny Weaver

Neuroscience major Destiny Weaver shares how getting involved on campus has allowed her to promote diversity in STEM fields

Destiny Weaver

Who are you?
Destiny Weaver; sophomore

Brooklyn Park, MN

Upcoming Career, Resume and Research Drop-In Events

Express Resume Drop-Ins & Career Fair Tips for Environmental Career Fair

Need someone to take a quick look at your résumé? The CBS Career Team invites you to stop by their 15-minute express résumé review drop-ins. They can quickly review your résumé and give feedback and tips for navigating any upcoming career fairs you may be attending! Registration is not required.

Event details:

AHS 1601 - Future Physician II: The Life & Work of a Physician

Explore the field of medicine by interacting with physician guest speakers from the University of Minnesota Medical School and the community. Physician speakers will share information about their specialties, while talking about their own personal pathways to medicine. Students will learn to think critically about the challenges and opportunities of a career in medicine through interactive and reflective exercises. (1 cr)

BIOL 4950: Directed Research Writing Support

Are you thinking about signing up for WI-directed research this semester?  Writing up your research can be incredibly fulfilling, but it can also be hard to know where to start. This semester, EEB Ph.D. candidate and Student Writing Support consultant Meredith Steck is offering a 1-credit writing support course (BIOL 4950) where she will take you through each step of writing your directed research paper. All assignments and deadlines will directly contribute to the paper you are already required to write by the end of the semester. 

New Student Group: Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Ambassadors

A new student group, the Pediatric Bone Marrow Transplant Ambassadors, is looking for student ambassadors to raise awareness about rare diseases, educate others about current research, and advocate for patients and their families. The group will also fundraise for gene therapy research.

University of Georgia Population Biology of Infectious Diseases Summer REU

The Population Biology of Infectious Diseases REU Site at the University of Georgia is a nine-week NSF-funded program which provides students from across the country with research experiences at the intersections of quantitative and experimental studies in infectious disease biology.

University of Georgia Summer Undergraduate Biology Education Research Program

The University of Georgia recently announced the fifth year of its Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU site program. UBER is a a nine-week, NSF-funded program which involves undergraduates in designing and conducting research on biology teaching and learning with mentorship from faculty in UGA’s Division of Biological Sciences and College of Education.