Summer 2010 Research Opportunity For Undergrads


Summer 2010 Research Opportunity For Undergrads

The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Contact:  Dr. Daniel M. Roberts, PhD ( or

Opportunity:  Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates
Theme:  Sensing and Signaling
Dates:  June 7 through July 30
Benefits:  $3200 stipend, housing, insurance and travel allowance
Contact:  Dr. Daniel M. Roberts, PhD (

Program Information

The aim of this program is to provide research experiences for undergraduate students majoring in the sciences with an introduction to cutting edge research in the broad area of “Sensing and Signaling”. The team of REU investigators represents a multidisciplinary ensemble of Cell Biologists, Geneticists, Biochemists, and Biophysicists who are taking modern approaches to the analysis of how signals are perceived and transduced in myriad biological systems.

Application Information

This opportunity is available to Freshman, Sophomore and Junior undergraduate science majors. REU Fellowships will be awarded to qualified students on a competitive basis. Each Fellowship will include a $3,200 stipend as well as an allowance for cost of living, travel, and research supplies. To be considered, applicants should complete the online application form available at the link below, and should arrange to have two letters of recommendation and a college transcript sent to:

The University of Tennessee
BCMB Department
Dr. Dan Roberts, Professor
M407 Walters Life Sciences
Knoxville, TN 37996-0840

Applications will be reviewed as they are received but should be completed and submitted by

 Monday, March 29, 2010    Wednesday, April 7, 2010

*Note that the official deadline is March 29, but an extension has been granted through April 7