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summer research opportunities

Erich Stabenau eks at bumail.bradley.edu
Mon Mar 20 11:06:55 EST 2000

Please bring this opportunity to the attention of your students. 

Kelly McConnaughay and Erich Stabenau
Bradley University  


The Biology Department at Bradley University is offering undergraduate
students the opportunity to conduct independent research during the summer
of 2000.  Selected students will participate in a 10-week research program
running from May 30 through August 4, 2000.  The program is designed to
integrate student research opportunities and education in research
methodologies through hands-on experimentation, weekly seminars and
discussions, and through a final participant research symposium.  Each
student will receive a stipend of $2,500, money for travel to the Bradley
University campus in Peoria, Illinois (if needed), and free housing provided
on campus.  

The Biology Department offers faculty expertise in a wide array of
interesting topics:

R. Conley (Biology)       - neuroethology
S. Fan (Biology)          - immunology
J. Gehring (Biology)      - plant evolutionary biology
B. Kurtz (Biology)        - human genetics
K. McConnaughay (Biology) - plant ecology
K. Roos (Physics)         - computer modeling of biological systems
E. Stabenau (Biology)     - comparative animal physiology

For more information, and/or to obtain an application, please contact
Dr. Kelly McConnaughay         Dr. Erich K. Stabenau
kdm at bradley.edu                eks at bumail.bradley.edu
309-677-3018                   309-677-301

While all applications will receive full consideration, we encourage
applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.  Ten
students will be selected from the application pool for participation in the
summer program.

Applications can be downloaded from our website:

Application materials are due April 20, 2000.  Successful applicants will be
notified on or before May 1, 2000.


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