Learning Objectives: At the end of this practicum, students will be able to...
What: The MBL Undergraduate Practicum is a 4-day, 5-night, intensive, hands-on learning experience investigating bioluminescence with a multifaceted approach. Students will examine this phenomenon from organismal, animal behavior, molecular biology, chemistry, physics, and neuroscience perspectives.
Whom: This practicum is especially suited for motivated and ambitious juniors. Students from groups underrepresented in STEM fields are especially encouraged to apply.
When: The 2019 Practicum will be held March 24-29, 2019. Applications for the 2020 iteration will be accepted beginning October 1, 2019 and are due December 1, 2019.
Where: The Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Why: This practicum will introduce students to bioluminescence applications in neuroscience, including how this light is used to image and control cells, and how innovations in bioluminescent tools are made.
How: Apply online!
Price: Full support will be provided for tuition, housing, meals, approved travel expenses, and laboratory supplies for accepted students.