Health & Life Sciences Initiative
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
May 27, 2014 – July 3, 2014
Application Deadline: April 21, 2014
Eastern Connecticut State University is pleased to host the 2nd Health & Life Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Program! This year we are offering two tracks: Bioscience – Search for Cures and Health and Physical Activity.
Track One: Bioscience – Search for Cures
Are you interested in:
- exploring how drugs are discovered through the study of plants?
- getting a hands-on look at stem cell research?
- honing your lab skills?
This is the track for you! Work with faculty to explore these fascinating areas and work with state-of-the-art equipment. You will also learn how to present your research in a Poster Presentation session at the end of the program.
Track Two: Health and Physical Activity
Are you drawn to finding ways to build health communities? This track will focus on:
- the study of exercise testing protocols
- role of nutrition in health
- use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to study the health of the community
After working with some of the latest concepts in the field, you will participate in a research project integrating these areas. You will also learn how to present your research in a Poster Presentation session at the end of the program.
About the Program
In addition to participating in interactive research experiences in one of the two tracks, you will gain:
- Research time using state-of-the art methods and equipment
- Career guidance
- Academic advising
- Field trips to related businesses
- Opportunity to network with colleagues from across the state
- Research presentation skills
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