TECBio REU   @  P I T T   2 0 1 3

 

Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology:

Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales

 

Online Application

 

NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Summer Program

 

May 20 – July 26, 2013

 

Application Deadline is March 4, 2013

 

Instructions:
1. Only online applications will be accepted.
2. All fields marked with * are required. Do not submit incomplete forms. Use "tab" to move between fields.
3. An official or unofficial transcript (including Fall 2012 grades) must be sent directly to the address, fax, or email listed below. Official transcripts will be requested upon acceptance to the program.
4. Letter(s) of reference should be sent directly to with "TECBio 2013 -- applicant's name" in the subject line.
5. All application materials must be received by the deadline of March 4, 2013.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

* Name:

First, middle initial (if any), last
* U.S. Citizen / Permanent Resident: Yes         No
* Contact Address:
* Telephone:   (XXX-XXX-XXXX)
* E-Mail:

 


 

Gender: Male     Female     Do not wish to answer
Ethnicity: African-American     Caucasian     Hispanic     Pacific Islander    

Other:   Please Specify:       Do not wish to answer
Disabilities: None     Auditory     Visual     Motor     Other     Do not wish to answer

 


 

Housing Options (Double-occupancy accommodations provided to all program participants)

 


 

How did you hear about this program? (select one)

  NSF Web Site

  Internet Search

  Saw a Poster Announcement

  Received E-Mail

  A Faculty Member Informed Me

      Faculty member's e-mail address (to send future program announcements):

  Other   Please Specify:

 

CURRENT EDUCATION

 

* College / Institution:
* Major / Department:
* GPA:
* Select One: In Fall 2013, you will be:

Entering your junior year

Entering your senior year

Other:   Please Specify:
* Courses Taken: In the box next to each subject, list the number of courses taken in that area. In the
larger box below each subject, provide course numbers and titles. For example, “Chem 101,
Introduction to Chemistry”. List one course per line. You may include courses that will be
completed by May 2013.
Biology: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Chemistry: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Computer Science: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Engineering: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Mathematics: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Physics: (If no classes taken, enter 0)


Total courses:      

 

LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION

 

List the names of one to two individuals who will be sending Letters of Recommendation in support of your application. Please have your referees send letters directly to with "TECBio 2013 -- applicant's name" in the subject line.
* Name:

* Department:

* Institution:

* Telephone:   (XXX-XXX-XXXX)

* E-Mail:

 

Name:

Department:

Institution:

Telephone:   (XXX-XXX-XXXX)

E-Mail:

 

PERSONAL STATEMENT

 

* In the space below, provide a statement of approximately 500 words describing your research interests, your career goals, and how this summer research program will help you in achieving those goals. Include details of any prior research activities, if any, and other factors that should be considered when evaluating your application.

 

RESEARCH MENTORS

 

List three faculty members you may want to work with during the research component of this program. We will make every effort to match students with their choices, but this cannot be guaranteed. (click here to see Mentor list).
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Reminder

To complete this application, an official or unofficial transcript (including Fall 2012 grades) must be sent directly to the address, fax, or email listed below. Official transcripts will be requested upon acceptance to the program.

 

Letter(s) of reference should be sent directly to with "TECBio 2013 -- applicant's name" in the subject line.

 

All application materials must be received by the deadline of March 4, 2013.

 

Kelly M. Gentille
Educational Programs Administrator
Department of Computational & Systems Biology
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
3064 Biomedical Science Tower 3
3501 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260


Tel: 412-648-8107
Fax: 412-648-3163
E-Mail:

 

Application Submission

 

1. Fill out the two words below (to prevent spam), then Click "Submit" to send your application. If you get an error message, click the "Back" button and try again.
2. If successful, you'll see confirmation and a copy of the form that was sent.