Chancellor's Education Pipeline
Biomedical Research Award
for NYS Community College Students
May 28 - August 2, 2013
An opportunity to spend 10 weeks at Stony Brook University in a laboratory learning lab techniques and performing mentored research with a Stony Brook faculty member.
Lab Techniques & Computer Skills that will be covered:
|Isolation of DNA||Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)|
|Inoculation of bacterial cultures||Restriction fragment length polymorphism|
|Mini preps from bacterial cultures||Gel electrophoresis (agarose and polyacrylamide)|
|Restriction enzyme digest||Protein expression & purification|
|Ligation of DNA||Western blotting|
|Bacterial transformation||PowerPoint presentations|
|Preparation of solutions||Pubmed literature searches|
Accepted students will spend two weeks in a laboratory techniques preparatory course and then perform faculty-mentored research.
Awardees will receive a $3500 stipend, on-campus housing for non-Long Island students, up to $500 toward travel expenses plus $1000 for supplies for the laboratory in which they do their research.
Applications include a one page essay of the student's interests and career goals, two letters of recommendation from faculty, and all transcripts. Applications must be postmarked by March 1st.
Click here for application.
Click here to see the list of faculty researchers and descriptions of their research interests.
For additional information or questions, please call (631-632-9750) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mail applications to:
Center for Science and Mathematics Education
092 Life Sciences Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5233
May 28 - August 2
Summer Undergraduate Stem Cell Research Program
July 8 - 12
Physics Summer Camp
July 8 - 18
9th Grade Science Exploration Camp
July 8 - August 3
Biotechnology Summer Camp