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NSF NeuroREU Project

Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Neuroscience (2017-2019)

  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
  • A 10-week research experience from Wed, May 23 to Friday, July 27, 2018 (travel days of Tue, May 22 and Saturday, July 28)
  • A stipend of $4,500 in addition to travel, tuition, air-conditioned campus dorm housing and full meal plan
  • An opportunity to assist graduate students with important research led by leading faculty with a wide range of expertise spanning four different colleges. This REU will have a computational component.
  • 1 hr credit for a course in “Computational Neuroscience” (meets one hour a week).
  • Opportunity to join approximately 50+ other undergrad research students in a Research Symposium wherein each student prepares a poster presentation and writes a 1-page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook.
  • A full series of evening workshops and brown bag lunches with 50+ other undergraduate researchers will give students information about research, career preparation and options, in addition to scientific ethics.
  • Nationally acclaimed speakers will discuss specialty areas relevant to the summer research program.
  • Social activities will be planned with input from participants guiding the agenda.
  • Opportunity to enhance resumes and prepare for graduate school.

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Students from underrepresented groups and from non-PhD granting institutions are encouraged to apply.

Mentor Survey
Take the NSF REU Program Mentor Survey. Note: This is an anonymous survey and your name and other details will not be recorded.

NIH Research Training (BRAIN Initiative)

Computational Neuroscience: Models & Neurobiology (for pre-doc, post-docs, medical students, residents and faculty)

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Undergraduate Research

NSF NeuroREU Project


Modeling Resources

Single Neuron Models


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