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Below you will find frequently requested and used forms pertaining to the Undergraduate Program.  If you have any questions regarding a form or do not see a form you believe you need, contact 814-863-5487.

Research Opportunities

Section 001 - Antibiotic Development & Resistance

Applications for Spring 2019 will begin in September

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Section 002 - Model System Cell Biology

Applications for a research position in the field of study Model System Cellular Biology.

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately. If you have been selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if spaces are still available.

Submit your Application

Section 003 - Genomics

Not accepting applications at this time.

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Section 004 - Gene Regulation

Applications for a research position in the field of Gene Regulation (B M B 488, section 004).

This section is restricted to those students receiving permission from a CEGR faculty member. If interested in this section of BMB 488, you must apply for Independent Research in one of the following Labs: Lu Bai, David Gilmour, Shaun Mahony, Frank Pugh, Joseph Reese, Song Tan, Yanming Wang.

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately. If you have been selected for an interview, you will be contacted. Priority will be given to applications submitted by November 1.

Submit an Application

Section 006 - Host – Microbe Interactions

Applications for a research position in the field of Host-Microbe Interactions

Applications will be reviewed starting immediately. If you have been selected for and interview, you will be contacted. Applications received after the deadline will be considered if spaces are still available.

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Course Approval Form

Upon acceptance into designated section, authorization to be enrolled

Download the Approval Form

Independent Research Application

Required application for consideration to conduct independent research

Please review the Policy for Arranging Independent Research (496) in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology prior to submitting an application.

Application Process:
  1. Review the listing of Faculty research interests and student selection criteria for a) research interests and b) qualifications the individual required to participate in 496 works in his or/her lab (i.e., minimum GPA or semester standing). 
  2. Select four faculty laboratories with whom you would be most interested to work with and indicate them on the application information sheet.
  3. APPLICANT INFORMATION SHEETS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY THE END OF THE 8TH WEEK OF CLASSES FOR 496 POSITIONS TO BE FILLED THE FOLLOWING SEMESTER. The deadline for admission to summer session and fall semester positions will be the eighth week of the preceding spring semester.

Submit an Application

Course Approval Form

Upon acceptance into designated lab, authorization to conduct independent research as part of BMB 496 is required.

Download the Approval form

Honors Program

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Microbiology, and Biotechnology Honors students should complete this form at the beginning of the junior year. Students admitted through the Gateway admissions process should complete the form by the end of the first semester of the junior year.

Complete Form

To be completed by the Undergraduate Researcher's thesis advisor and Honors advisor.  Upon completion of the form submission to Amnada Lynch is required.

Download the Evaluation Form

To be completed by the Undergraduate Researcher's thesis advisor and returned to Amanda Lynch.

Download Progress Report Form

Beckman Scholars

The Beckman Scholars Program offers a 15 month research experience to exceptionally talented, full-time Penn State undergraduates performing research in the biological and chemical sciences under the supervision of one of 13 faculty members

Apply Today

Submit Your Intent to Apply

Additional Resources

Request a Letter of Recommendation

Submit your Request

Course Petition / Substitution Request Form

Submit your Request

Substitution of Non-BMB Independent Research Credits Form

Submit your Request

Other Registrar Office student forms

 

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