The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) in the Structure and Function of Proteins, RNAs, and DNAs is designed to provide undergraduate students with a 10 week research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology. The research projects featured in this program all focus on different aspects of protein, RNA, and DNA structure and function.

REU Faculty Mentors represent the departments of Biological Chemistry; Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Pathology, Pharmacology; Biophysics and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Program Dates: May 22 - August 2, 2024
Application Deadline: February 20, 2024
Participant benefits:

  • $7000 stipend
  • Free housing
  • $1365 meal allowance 
  • Scientific communication workshops
  • Graduate school preparation workshops and more...

COVID-19 Policies
In accordance with University of Michigan policy for students, staff and faculty, all program participants are required to be fully vaccinated (including recommended boosters) against COVID-19 and must submit their vaccination information.  Program regulations regarding the use of face coverings in UM buildings, facilities and laboratories will also be in line with current University of Michigan campus policies. 

* Program is pending funding from the NSF

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Monday, September 9, 2013
Monday, September 9, 2013