NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in Computational Neuroscience

We would like to bring to your attention a 9-week NSF REU program for undergraduates in the area of computational neuroscience. We will enroll students from Biological Sciences, Psychological Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Physics and Mathematics.
Details about the program can be found at the site -  http://engineering.missouri.edu/neuroreu/
Some additional details

Currently seeking applications for a Summer 2017

§  Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
§  A 9 week research experience from Wed, May 31 to Friday, July 28, 2017 (travel days of Tue, May 30 and Saturday, July 29)
§  A stipend of $4,500 in addition to travel, tuition, air-conditioned campus dorm housing and full meal plan
§  An opportunity to assist graduate students with important research led by leading faculty with a wide range of expertise spanning 4 different colleges. This REU will have a computational component, and two undergraduates could       be assigned to a research team.
§  1 hr credit for a course in “Computational Neuroscience” (meets 1 hour a week).
§  Opportunity to join approximately 50+ other undergrad research students in a Research Symposium wherein each student prepares a poster presentation and writes a 1 page abstract for publication in a symposium handbook.
§  A full series of evening workshops and brown bag lunches with 50+ other undergraduate researchers will give students information about research, career preparation and options, in addition to scientific ethics.
§  Nationally acclaimed speakers will discuss specialty areas relevant to the summer research program.
§  Social activities will be planned with input from participants guiding the agenda.
§  Opportunity to enhance resumes and prepare for graduate school.

§  Students from underrepresented groups and from non-PhD granting institutions are encouraged to apply.