2020 - Undergraduate Research Experience In Environmental Health Sciences (SURES) Program

Undergraduate Research Experience in Environmental Health Sciences 
(SURES) Program (2020)

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
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Students will:

• 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

RESEARCH AREA

Carcinogenesis; Neuroscience

Environmental contamination/soil environment

Epigenetics; Carcinogenesis

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 Toxicity

Nanomaterial and Metal Toxicity

Nanomaterial Toxicity

Biochemical Toxicology; Cardiovascular Disease

 

APPLY HERE 

Application Deadline: March 6th, 2020
Program Dates: May 26 - July 31, 2020
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 SURES program. 
A limited number of housing scholarships are available

Please contact Veronique Thibault if you have any issue submitting your application.

Sponsored by: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Contact Information:
Dr. Hollie Swanson
hollie.swanson@uky.edu
or 859-323-1463