Missouri Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the opening of the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program that will provide research opportunities for 10 students, for 10 weeks during the summer of 2018. Students will work on independent mentored projects in plant systematics, conservation biology, and ethnobotany. Participants will have access to the Garden’s herbarium of more than 6.5 million specimens, an excellent botanical library, rich garden collections, a laboratory facilities for plant anatomy, microscopy, digital imaging, SEM, and DNA analysis, and the Shaw Nature Reserve – a 2,400 acre ecological preserve featuring prairie, forest, glades, wetlands, and 14 miles of hiking trails.
- Weekly stipend of $525 ($5250 in total)
- Food and lodging provided
- Supplies and support for research
*Note: These are merely suggestions. If you feel this opportunity is right for you then we encourage you to apply.
- Biological Sciences,
- Environmental Science,
- Conservation Biology,
Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
If you have any questions about finding summer research or you need assistance with you application, please contact Dr. April Householder, firstname.lastname@example.org.