This course has not been approved for IU credit. If you are interested in having this course evaluated, please obtain course materials and see a biology advisor.
The University of Southern California’s Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI), funded by the National Science Foundation, offers an all-expense paid four-week intensive introductory course, Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM). This course focuses on microbes found in aquatic environments investigated through authentic research experiences (students collect, process & interpret data).
Where: University of Southern California
When: June 7 – July 2, 2015
Who: Undergraduates from 2 or 4-year colleges
Cost: FREE, including travel, plus modest stipend
How to apply: Application on-line beginning December 1, 2014
Note: First generation college, women, and under-represented students encouraged to apply
The course includes lectures, labs and fieldwork at USC, the Eastern Sierra Mountains, and on Santa Catalina Island.
Application Opens: December 1, 2014
Application Deadline: February 3, 2015
Course: June 7 – July 2, 2015
Our ideal student:
· Early college career
· Scientifically curious
· Interested in a science career and willing to explore scientific research
· Able to commit to 4 weeks
· Open and receptive to new experiences
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