2018 - Undergraduate Research Experience In Environmental Health Sciences (SURES) Program
Undergraduate Research Experience in Environmental Health Sciences
(SURES) Program (2018)
A research-training program for undergraduates after their sophomore year.
This program is specifically for students who are interested in a careers in environmental health sciences
• Gain research experience in research in:
-Environmental exposures (heavy metals, organics, soil-based pathogens, nanomaterials, tobacco smoke and radon)
-Environmentally associated diseases (cancer, neuropathology and metabolic diseases)
•Network with local scientists and professionals in Environmental Health Sciences
•Attend Workshops in Careers and Professional Development Skills
•Present original research
The mentors available this summer are:
Environmental contamination/soil environment
Community-Engaged Research; Chemoprevention
Metal Toxicology/ Neuroscience
PCBs, Nutrition and Perinatal Exposure
Stakeholder-Engaged Research; Environmental Fate
Biochemical Toxicology; Carcinogenesis; Cardiovascular Disease
Oxidative stress; Carcinogenesis
PCBs, Nutrition and Biochemical Toxicology
Nanomaterial and Metal Toxicity
Biochemical Toxicology; Cardiovascular Disease
Application Deadline: March 9th, 2018
Applicants Notified: March 23, 2018
Program Dates: June 4 - August 10, 2018
Stipend of $4,000
Criteria for selection: academic standing, minimum GPA of 3.0 required, prior or demonstrated research experience,
commitment to research and interest in environmental health sciences careers.
“Students are responsible for finding local housing for the 10-week duration of the SURF program.
Additional funding for room and board is not available”
Please contact Veronique Thibault if you have any issue submitting your application.
Sponsored by: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Dr. Hollie Swanson