Grant: $16,202 - National Institutes of Health - Jun. 5, 2009
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Award Description: THIS APPLICATION SEEKS SUPPORT FOR SUMMER STIPENDS FOR TWO UNDERGRADUATE AND TWO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WORKING WITH PROJECT LEADERS OF OUR PROGRAM PROJECT GRANT, ENTITLED :LUNG ENDOTHELIAL PHENOTYPES' (HL66299). PROJECT LEADERS INCLUDE DRS. TROY STEVENS, MARK GILLESPIE, SONGWEI WU AND MARY TOWNSLEY. THIS PROGRAM ENABLES FACULTY CONTRIBUTING TO THE PROGRAM GRANT AND THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE TO ENGAGE STUDENTS INTERESTED IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES AT EARLY STAGE IN THEIR CAREER DEVELOPMENT. THIS MECHANISM OF SUPPORT MAY REPRESENT AN IMPORTANT MECHANISM TO RECRUIT STUDENTS INTO BIOMEDICAL TRAINING PROGRAMS WITHIN THE COLLEGE, WHILE ADVANCING THE RESEARCH DIRECTIN OF THE PROGRAM PROJECT GRANT.
Project Description: Students chosen for this program, with the help of a mentor, selected a research project to work on for the summer. Students were assigned to a lab and furnished with everything necessary to work on their projects. At the end of the summer, students were required to make presentations on their assigned research projects during Student Research Day.
Jobs Summary: 2 Summer jobs for undergraduates to experiece lab research (Total jobs reported: 2)
Project Status: Less Than 50% Completed
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