Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ten students who will be sophomore or junior level college undergraduates in March 2011 will be accepted into an 8-week paid summer program (June 6, 2011 - July 29, 2011) to work with faculty members on mentored research projects.
Program is open to sophomore and junior undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences.
During the 8 week period, students will:
• Perform a laboratory research project under the guidance of UAB research faculty
• Attend weekly seminars which discuss diseases from both a basic science and a
clinical medicine point of view
• Present research results at an informal end-of-program symposium
• Participate in social activities at UAB and in the surrounding Birmingham area
SIBS participants will receive a stipend of $2,000 for their participation in the program.
Campus housing will be provided, but travel expenses will not be covered.
APPLICATION DEADLINE IS March 14, 2011