Biophysics Research Experience for Undergraduates

APPLICATION for the 2014 Program Year


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CONTACT INFORMATION
First Name:      Last Name:**

School/University:
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Phone:      Email: **  
Can be reached at this email until what date? 
Alternate Email contact: 
Permanent street address:
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ACADEMICS
Current School/University:
Dates Attended:     Planned graduation year:
1st Major:     2nd Major:
 
Prior School/University:
Dates Attended:     Planned graduation year:
1st Major:     2nd Major:
 
Current GPA:
 
Plan 1 after graduation:
Biophysics Grad School
Physics Grad School
Biochem Grad School
Medical School
Employment
Other
Plan 2 after graduation:
Biophysics Grad School
Physics Grad School
Biochem Grad School
Medical School
Employment
Other
Primary Biophysics interest:
Bioinformatics
Computational Biology
Enzymology
Membrane Biophysics
Single Molecule Microscopy
Spectroscopy
Other
Secondary Biophysics interest:
Bioinformatics
Computational Biology
Enzymology
Membrane Biophysics
Single Molecule Microscopy
Spectroscopy
Other

Course Record: Please indicate all math and science courses taken at the college or advanced high school level. In addition, please fax/mail a college transcript.
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Research Experience: Describe any relevant research experience.
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REFERENCE & RESEARCH CHOICES
List one faculty member who is familiar with your progress in physics/biochemistry/biophysics and who will be submitting a letter of recommendation for you. Please alert him/her to this URL and let him/her know he/she can submit their recommendation online via this site.
Reference

Name:
Title:
School/University:
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Preferred Research Programs: An important aspect of doing research is learning how to identify your scientific interests. To give applicants a sense of the decisions made by graduate students, we want you to review the research interests of the Biophysics faculty. (Alphabetical Listing). Undergraduate research projects are available in the research groups of all our faculty. Please review the information at the website and return here to give a tentative ranking of the faculty whose area of research interests you.

1st choice: 3rd choice:
2nd choice:  


Future Professional Plans: Please provide a concise statement of your future professional plans.
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Personal Statement: Please provide us with a few paragraphs explaining why you want to participate in our REU program.
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DEADLINE: All application materials including this form, transcripts, and one recommendatiion
are due April 4, 2014.
TRANSCRIPTS: Mail or Fax (see address and fax below)
REFERENCE FORM to be completed online by your recommenders. Instructions will be included in the confirming email you receive upon submission of this application.

After clicking on on "Submit", you will be redirected to a confirmation page.

    


Thank you for applying to the University of Michigan's REU Program in Biophysics.

Sara Grosky, REU Coordinator,
Program in Biophysics,
University of Michigan, 930 N. Univ ersity Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1055
email: biophysics-reu@umich.edu
FAX: 734-763-3323

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