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Bigelow Laboratory Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

Story posted November 13, 2014

Event date(s): December 01, 2010 — December 01, 2010

Friday, Nov 14 12:00-1:00 (we'll supply the Pizza for Lunch)
ES Common Room, Adams Hall

Are you interested in applying your science knowledge to issues concerning the Gulf of Maine and the world's oceans? David Fields,  Senior Research Scientist and Director of Bigelow's summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program, will talk about opportunities for Bowdoin students to conduct independent research with guidance from a scientist mentor.  General areas of research include: marine microbiology, ocean biogeochemistry, optical oceanography, remote sensing, bioinformatics, sensory biology and phytoplankton ecology.  Students will focus on laboratory-based research with an emphasis on hands-on, state-of-the-art methods and technologies. Opportunities to participate in seminars, field trips, programs and social events are also provided.

The REU is a 10 week program funded by the National Science Foundation and includes housing in East Boothbay, Maine and a food allowance.  For more information about the program and eligibility, go to the website:https://www.bigelow.org/education/reu/

Pizza will be provided!