C-GEM is repurposing the ribosome, nature’s protein synthesizing machine, to biosynthesize genetically encoded, sequence-defined chemical polymers and natural product-like molecules with unprecedented structures, functions, and activities. C-GEM's goal is to transform the way scientists design and produce materials and medicines.
We are excited to have you apply to carry out exciting research in a C-GEM laboratory!
As a C-GEM SURP participant, you will:
- Carry out an individual research project under the day-to-day guidance of a graduate student or postdoc in a C-GEM faculty's laboratory.
- Interact with faculty and students across C-GEM institutions.
- Participate in an integrated mentorship and professional development program.
- Attend research seminars, group meetings, and C-GEM team meetings.
Connect and network with current graduate students and postdoctoral researchers, and learn more about life as a graduate student.
- Strengthen your scientific reading, writing, and oral communication skills.
- Participants may be placed in laboratories at Berkeley, Yale, Cornell, Georgia Tech, University of Minnesota, and Boston College, depending on location preferences and scientific preferences.
- The program is 10 weeks, June - August (exact start and end date varies by location).
- Stipend is competitive with other programs. Varies by location, but approximately $6000.
- Room and board will be provided.
- Travel costs will be covered up to $600.
To participate in this program, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident.
You must be a rising sophomore, junior, senior, etc. Students who have recently graduated with a bachelor's degree are not eligible for SURP.
No previous research experience is required!
Applications will close on February 12, 2023 at 11:59 PT. (Deadline extended from Feb 1)
Letters of recommendation are due February 19th, 2023.