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2018 Summer Research Experiences (SRE) at NIMBioS for Undergraduates

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The 2018 NIMBioS Summer Research Experiences (SRE) for Undergraduates will be held May 29 – July 20, 2018 at NIMBioS on the campus of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Participants from all over the country work in teams with NIMBioS postdocs and UT faculty on research at the interface of mathematics and biology. Participants receive free university apartment-style housing, a stipend of $4100, and up to $650 of support for travel to/from Knoxville.

Who may apply?
Students enrolled in an undergraduate program and not scheduled to graduate prior to August 1, 2018 may apply. International students enrolled at undergraduate institutions within the U.S. are welcome. Applicants must be U.S. Citizens, U.S. Permanent Residents, or students on a visa status that allow them to work in the U.S. for this paid internship program (no exceptions). NIMBioS is committed to promoting diversity in all its activities. Diversity is considered in all its aspects, social and scientific, including gender, ethnicity, scientific field, career stage, geography and type of home institution.

2018 Projects

2018 Participants

Questions? Check our SRE Frequently Asked Questions page.

Main SRE page

For further information about the program, please contact:
     Greg Wiggins, Education and Outreach Coordinator, NIMBioS (Email: or
     Dr. Suzanne Lenhart, Associate Director for Education and Outreach, NIMBioS (Email:

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