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Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship

The goal of the Microbiology Undergraduate Research Fellowship (MURF) program is to increase the number of underrepresented undergraduate students who wish to, and have demonstrated the ability to pursue graduate careers (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) in microbiology. Students from non-research intensive institutions will have the opportunity to conduct full time summer research with an ASM member at a research intensive host institution, and present research results at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students and the ASM General Meeting.


Applicants will:
- Agree to participate in an undergraduate summer research program at a U.S. based institution
- Conduct a research project for a minimum of 10 weeks beginning in the summer
- Work with a faculty mentor who is an ASM member
- Submit a research abstract to the 2011 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)

Applicants must also:
- Be U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
- Be enrolled as full-time matriculating undergraduate students during the 2011-2012 academic year at a non-research intensive U.S. institution
- Be either freshmen with college-level research experience, sophomores, juniors, or seniors who will not graduate before the completion date of the summer program
- Be members of an underrepresented group in microbiology
- Have taken introductory courses in biology, chemistry, and preferably microbiology prior to submission of the application
- Have strong interests in obtaining a Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. in the microbiological sciences
- Have lab research experience

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