The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) in the Structure and Function of Proteins 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 involve studies of the structure and function of proteins.   

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

Program Dates: May 24 - August 4, 2023
Application Deadline:  February 20, 2023  (Opens on December 15th)
Participant benefits:

  • $6000 stipend
  • Free housing
  • $900 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