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Summer Research Fellowship for Undergraduates in Engineering, Mathematics, Computational Sciences or other quantitative backgrounds

The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology at the University of Michigan is pleased to offer Summer Fellows under the Short Term Education Program towards Digestive and Metabolic Physiology to support undergraduate students from engineering, computational sciences, mathematics or other quantitative backgrounds to apply their expertise to research relevant to digestive and metabolic physiology and associated diseases.
Students currently enrolled at any degree granting university or college are eligible to apply, with preference give to those students interested in a career in research. Each student will be matched, based on their interests, to a laboratory led by a faculty member of the University of Michigan Medical School. This collection of laboratories is involved in nationally recognized research, in topics such as obesity and diabetes, endocrine and metabolic diseases, kidney and urologic diseases, nutrition and weight control.
The stipend for 2018 will be $4,200, pre-tax, for twelve weeks of full-time work from May 29 to August 17. The start and end date of the fellowship may be change to accommodate overlap with academic year at home institution, if necessary.
Further details and application materials are available from the fellowship website:
The deadline for applications is February 2, 2018.
This summer fellowship program is partially funde