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WSSU Research Program Accepting Applications

August 12, 2011

Winston-State University's (WSSU) NIGMS-MBRS-RISE Program is now accepting applications for the 2011/12 academic year with a start date as early as September 1, 2011. The MBRS-RISE Program at WSSU is geared toward increasing minority participation in biomedical and behavioral research and admission into Ph.D. or MD/Ph.D. programs.
    Applications will be viewed immediately upon receipt, so applications should be completed and submitted as soon as possible. The requirements and benefits are as follows:

Requirements
•    Full time academic standing at WSSU  
•    Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors
•    Biology, physics, chemistry, psychology, computer science or math majors
•    Real interest in biomedical/behavioral research
•    Interest in pursuing a Ph.D. in the biomedical or behavioral sciences
•    Underrepresented minority (i.e. African American, Hispanic American)
•    A cumulative and major GPA of 2.5 or better

Benefits
•    Hands-on research experience
•    Hourly wages of about $12 per hour  (up to but no more than 15 hours per week)  
•    Opportunity to travel to one scientific conference per year
•    Participation in professional development seminars and activities

    To obtain an application or for questions, please contact Dr. Shea Gilliam-Davis at 336-761-5896 or davissg@wssu.edu <mailto:davissg@wssu.edu>

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