The 2016 WVU Summer Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) program (May 31-July 29) is now accepting applications.
SURE is for students interested in careers in research or creative endeavors and with an interest in attending graduate school within their disciplines. Selected students will spend 8-weeks working on research or creative work under the direction of a WVU faculty member. Participants must enroll in and pay the tuition for a 1-credit research course to accompany their SURE experience. Participants will be paid a stipend of $3,900. Funding is available to support students majoring in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), social and behavioral sciences, and a small number of students majoring in the humanities, the arts and other non-STEM disciplines.
Review of applications will begin on March 1. For more information and link to the online application, visit the SURE website or copy and paste the url: http://undergraduateresearch.wvu.edu/summer-undergraduate-research-experience.
Pertinent to chemistry, biology, and biochemistry majors: We have one researcher at NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV) who is looking to work with one undergraduate via the SURE program. This research deals with redox signaling, cell culture, and oxidative stress. Students interested in working with a NIOSH researcher should apply to the SURE program, but should also contact the Office of Undergraduate Research directly as the NIOSH researcher may wish to speak with students directly about their interests before committing to hosting a specific student.