The STEP-UP/BSURE Program at UMBC
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The Annual NIDDK Undergraduate Research Conference

NIDDK Sponsorship

Program Director
Charles Bieberich, Ph.D.

Assistant Director
Jeffrey P. Jarosz
UMBC

Department of Biological Sciences
Baltimore, MD 21250
410-455-8071
Fax 410-455-3875
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Assistant Dean for
Instructional Projects
Kathy Lee Sutphin
410-455-2271
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With approval of the Program Director, BSURE/STEP-UP interns may choice to work with
any NIDDK-funded investigator at any institution in the US or may select from the list of UMBC faculty shown below.

BSURE/STEP-UP Research Mentor Pool at UMBC
Mauricio Bustos, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Brian Cullum, Ph.D.

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Doug Frey, Ph.D. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Ram Hosmane, Ph.D. Chemistry & Biochemistry
Suzanne Ostrand-Rosenberg, Ph.D. Biological Sciences
Govind Rao, Ph.D. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering
Leah Tolosa, Ph.D. Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (in Dr. Rao's Lab)
 

Scientific Skills Development

Scientific skills will be nurtured through a Summer Research Experience with an approved Faculty Mentor from UMBC or nearby institution.


During the ten-week research experience, participants will benefit from:

  1. A full-time 40-hours per week summer research experience with an approved faculty mentor.
  2. Ethics Instruction and Laboratory Safety Training provided through an online training module.
  3. Participation in the annual NIDDK Undergraduate Scientific Session and Research Pressentations in Bethesda, Maryland August 4-8, 2010.
  4. Students residing at UMBC participate in weekly meetings with Program Director Charles Bieberich, Ph.D.

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