2013 REU Program at DSU 28 May 2013- 26 July 2013
Deadline for submission of full applications 28 February 2013

Delaware State University (DSU) will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site in Molecular Genetics & Genomics in Summer 2013.  Students will work with research mentors in a 9-week multidisciplinary summer research program.  Students will be provided stipends, meals, housing, and funds for travel to and from DSU. Using an established network of faculty from DSU, Delaware Technical and Community College (DTCC), Wesley College and the Delaware Biotechnology Institute (DBI), ten students will be trained each summer in state-of-the-art techniques in molecular biology and genomics.
Activities will include workshops in lab techniques and bioinformatics, ethics, and scientific communications skills. Interaction between students as well as with various levels of researchers in academia, government, and industry will be fostered. Students will get the opportunity to work on specific research problems by interaction with the research mentors, while developing capabilities to work both individually and as part of a team with fellow students.  The REU program will conclude with a Student Research Symposium where REU students will present posters, and showcase their summer research to other students, faculty, family, friends, high school students and teachers.