Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies

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SF State's bayside marine and estuarine research facility.

Research Experience for Undergraduates program at RTC


SF State and RTC have been awarded a five year renewal of National Science Foundation (NSF) funding to offer their Summer Biological Research in Ecological and Evolutionary Developmental Biology (BREED) program. This is a 10-week NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in which students will have the opportunity to participate in research activities at RTC and SF State.


Program highlights:
• Individual research projects in the Departments of Biology at SF State and the Romberg Tiburon Center for Environmental Studies (mentors and their research)
• Integrated program of academic and professional development
• 10 week program (June 2 to August 7, 2015); 1-week lab/lecture course and 9-weeks independent research
• Mentoring from research faculty, graduate students, and peers
• Symposia at SF State and RTC to formally present research projects
• $5,000 stipend
• Assistance with living expenses and travel costs
• Excursions and social programs highlighting attractions of the Bay Area

• 3-day camping trip

Applications for Summer 2015 are due February 13.

More program information and online application

Any questions please contact: Dr. Carmen Domingo or Dr. Sarah Cohen




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