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CUR Biology Division Student Travel Awards!

Application Deadline: September 4th, 2015 by 5:00pm

Minority Access’ 16th National Role Models Conference

Abstract Deadline: September 7th, 2015 by 5:00pm

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Event Date: September 9th, 2015

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Meet our New Peer Mentors!

We are excited to announce the 2015-2016 Peer Mentors! If you have any questions about undergraduate research and inquiry, feel free to stop by the office in GS 209, or contact one of our Peer Mentors here! 

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I-SENSE Research Positions Available 

The following research positions are available for undergraduate researchers and are funded through the National Science Foundation. Mechanical Engineer (design a water turbine energy generation system), Electrical Engineer (design an energy harvesting circuit and sensing platform), Embedded Software Engineer (implement the software that manages energy harvesting), and Middleware Software Engineer (implement the system that stores and presents the data). For more information, or to apply with your resume, please email Dr. Jiannan Zhai at jzhai@fau.edu.

Meet our New Peer Mentors!

We are excited to announce the 2015-2016 Peer Mentors! If you have any questions about undergraduate research and inquiry, feel free to stop by the office in GS 209, or contact one of our Peer Mentors here!

The Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education 

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) will be hosting its second Diversity Visitation Event for Research and Graduate Education (DiVERGE) on October 14-15, 2015.  DiVERGE is a two-day open house designed to give undergraduates an in-depth preview of TSRI’s Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) program. Students will have an opportunity to participate in research and career discussions with TSRI faculty, doctoral students and graduate program alumni, and tour state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories. For DiVERGE details and information on how to apply please click here.

Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship Program

Florida International University is continuing their recruitment efforts for the Fall 2015 Bridge to Doctorate and are currently soliciting applications to the MS program. Click here for more information.

FAU Undergraduates Discover Over 15 Antibiotic Producing Isolates!

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At the American Society for Microbiology Conference of Undergraduate Educators (AMSCUE 2015),FAU students, Martha Narvaez, Erick España, Alex Voitkov, Mike Kiken, and Mohamed Elbashir, presented three different posters. They were received well by the Small World Initiative (SWI) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and contributed great ideas for future protocols in the crowdsourced search for novel soil antibiotics!

Hey Student Researchers! Join CSI Today!  

Did you know there is a club for students like you? The Council for Scholarship and Inquiry (CSI) at FAU is a student organization which is open to all FAU students in any department. In CSI, undergraduate researchers meet to:

  • share their common experiences
  • brainstorm how to overcome research-related hurdles
  • learn about finding sources
  • help each other turn the research experience into even bigger professional opportunities.

In addition, there are great leadership positions within this organization that will give you leadership experience that grad schools and future employers expect. To join, or just get more information, please visit the CSI website HERE and/or contact CSI President, Michelle Shanefield at FAUCSI@gmail.com

 
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