Undergraduate Research Week is April 11-15, 2016

Are you an Undergraduate Student with a passion for research, and interested in pathways to an exciting career in biomedical research?

The Council on Undergraduate Research, a nonprofit professional organization with almost 10,000 members from more than 650 colleges and universities, invites you to view a webinar presented by Blake Wiedenheft, PhD on his career path and research on the role of CRISPR in bacterial responses to bacteriophage infections.

Registration is open for the National Symposium for the Advancement of Women in STEM

by Margaret A. Lynch

Registration is open for the 2015 National Symposium for the Advancement of Women in STEM on April 11 at Harvard University in Cambridge.

Highlights of the event include keynote presentations by Dr. Marcia McNutt, geophysicist and Editor-in-Chief of Science; Dr. Polly Matzinger, Senior Investigator, T Cell Tolerance & Memory Section, Laboratory of Immunogenetics, NIAID, NIH; and Dr. Stefanie Tellex, Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, Brown University.

Building a Satisfying Career in Science: Advice to Undergraduate Researchers from Dr. Marcia McNutt

by Margaret A. Lynch

Dr. Marcia McNutt presented the opening keynote address at the 2015 National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University. Her talk, entitled Building a satisfying career in science: how I stumbled into mine, so you don’t need to stumble into yours, offered sage advice to the conference attendees.

The National Collegiate Research Conference: January 22-24, 2015

by Margaret A. Lynch

Undergraduate researchers from colleges and universities throughout the United States will present their latest research findings in science, engineering, the humanities, and social sciences from January 22-24, 2015 at the National Collegiate Research Conference at Harvard University. This conference is planned and organized by undergraduate members of the Harvard College Undergraduate Association (HCURA).

Summer Research Opportunities Abound!

By Margaret A. Lynch

Are you an undergraduate who’d like to do life sciences research in the summer? If so, there is a multitude of summer research programs available for you. Most application deadlines fall in December through early March, so now is a great time to investigate your options and apply. You can view program listings and funding options on the Life Sciences Undergraduate Education Research Opportunities Pages. Here are some of your options: