& NBTC (NY) Summer Internship
Summer Research Program 2001 in Nanobiotechnology
The Nanobiotechnology Center (NBTC), with faculty located at the Wadsworth
Center - New
State Department of Health, Cornell University, Princeton University and Oregon
University, extends an invitation to undergraduates to participate in our Summer
Undergraduates will have an opportunity to be exposed to the field of
and to join a National Science Foundation-supported effort which seeks to
develop new tools and
processes that link engineering and biology.
faculty in the NBTC are biologists, engineers, chemists, and materials
scientists who are
pursuing a number of different areas of research that push the frontiers of
fabrication in pursuit of
tools needed to address biological problems. Research areas include:
Fabricating micro-scale motors powered by biological fuels.
Creating probes which can measure the biochemical contents of a single cell.
Growing neurons on microfabricated surfaces to develop networks.
Developing biosensors that can rapidly measure bacterial pathogens in foods and
Information about Albany.
NBTC REU Student Research Projects and Mentors
Students are provided with travel costs, housing, a food allowance and a stipend
are housed in a large Victorian house, located in a residential neighborhood
distance of the laboratories.
1.Applicants are sought who are majoring in a natural science, computer science
mathematics; who will have completed their first, second or third year of study
summer; and who are interested in attending graduate school with the goal of
career in science.
2.Interested students should submit a resumé, college transcripts, letters of
from two faculty members, and a one-page statement describing why they want to
in this program and stating their field of interest under separate cover, in
addition to the
3.Applications are encouraged from students attending colleges with limited
opportunities and from students who are members of groups underrepresented in
sciences, such as women, racial minorities and the physically challenged.
4.Applicants must be citizens of the U.S. or resident aliens.
5.Click here to fill out an on-line application.
Please send application material by February 1, 2001
Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Wadsworth Center, Room C345
Empire State Plaza, Box 509
Albany, NY 12201-0509
Phone: (518) 474-6196