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    OUR Fall 2016 Week of Welcome Event- You Are Invited!

    Thursday, July 28th, 2016 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    Hear from current undergraduate researchers and learn about how you can get involved.


    2016 Excellence in Research Award Recipients

    Monday, April 25th, 2016 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    awardsSee a complete list of awardees HERE


    Congratulations to 2016 UR Colloquium Presenters!

    Monday, April 25th, 2016 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    small pix07With nearly 500 student presenters, the 2016 Undergraduate Research and Arts Colloquium was the largest undergraduate research conference in the state of Florida. See the Colloquium Page for more information about the event.


    USF to Host CUR Conference- Summer 2016

    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    This conference brings together faculty, administrators, policy makers, representatives of funding agencies and other stakeholders with an interest in doing and promoting undergraduate research. It features over 100 workshops, presentations by representatives of funding agencies, social interactions, and poster presentations.

    The 2016 CUR Conference will be held at the University of South Florida from June 26-28, 2016. Learn More »


    USF Undergraduate Researcher Wins First Place Poster Prize!

    Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    On May 16, 2015, CMMB major Mark Noble won First Prize in the undergraduate research category for the project “Contributions of chromatin remodeling complex proteins in the decline of heat shock response inducibility through age in Caenorhabditis elegans” at the Florida Institute of Technology Florida Worm Meeting. Congratulations Mark! IMG_2575_1


    Field Work Opportunities!

    Friday, April 24th, 2015 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    Environmental Field Studies Abroad

    SFS creates transformative study abroad experiences through field-based learning and research. Our educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems faced by our local partners, contributing to sustainable solutions in the places where we live and work. The SFS community is part of a growing network of individuals and institutions committed to environmental stewardship. Read More »


    Research Technician Position!

    Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    Good opportunity for a recent graduate!

    Job Title: Full time position – Research Technician to work under the supervision of the PI in the lab at College of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
    Educational Requirement: Master’s degree or equivalent in related field of Physiology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Bachelor’s degree accepted if you possess lab research experience.
    Required: Must be familiar with techniques such as: cell or tissue culture, Western blotting, qRT-PCR, primer designing, genotyping of mice, colony maintenance/breeding, EMSA, RNA and DNA work required. You must demonstrate the ability to work independently and/or with a team in design of experiments, planning and execution in the laboratory with web lab research, data acquisition, and analysis/interpretation. Present data at laboratory meetings, record keeping, and participation in meetings. Order laboratory supplies and keep track of inventories.
    Preferred but not required: Previously worked with or willing to learn ion channel physiology. Experience with animal experiments and disease based models for cardiovascular diseases will be an asset.
    Please apply to this position by submitting your CV and research interest to stippara@health.usf.edu


    Summer Opportunity with USF Contemporary Art Museum

    Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 | Posted in News & Announcements by Lisa Piazza | No Comments »

    USF Contemporary Art Museum

    Museum at Work


    USFCAM invites students to participate in collection management and exhibition development activities associated with the upcoming Museum at Work project to be presented June 5 – July 25, 2015 in CAM’s West Gallery.


    Museum at Work turns the museum inside out by making the USF art collection, and the work associated with managing the collection, visible and accessible to students and visitors. In the West Gallery, visitors will view collection artwork displayed in a series of three rotating exhibitions while staff performs various collection care activities in the gallery. Students and visitors will also have the opportunity to participate in free, general admission workshops presented by USFCAM collections staff on photographing artwork, safe storage practices for artwork, framing basics, and an introduction to art installation.


    Students may engage with the Museum at Work project in a variety of ways. Any student interested in collection management can assist with projects including a collection inventory, reorganization of print storage, repackaging of prints in archival materials, framing and un-framing prints, and photographing the collection. These activities will run from May 11 – July 10, 2015. Students interested in these projects may register for extended study hours with faculty for Summer A or C or can sign up at the museum for volunteer hours.


    The last of three rotating exhibitions in the West Gallery will be a student-curated exhibition of collection artworks to be displayed July 13 – July 24, 2015. Students interested in the development and presentation of this exhibition (including developing the theme, selecting work, producing educational materials, designing and installing the exhibition, and marketing and promotion) must register for Summer C extended study hours with faculty for at least 2 credit hours. Students working with the Office of Undergraduate Research may choose to register for 0 credit research hours.


    Interested students should send a resume, brief letter of interest and completed Internship Application Form. Students interested in participating in the exhibition project must also submit a writing sample and participate in an interview. Email all materials and use “Museum at Work” in subject line to Amy Allison <amyallison@usf.edu>. All materials must be submitted no later than 5:00 P.M., March 24th 2015.

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