News: CRAG “Severo Ochoa” Summer Internship Program for Undergraduate Students is Open for Applications
The Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG) is launching a new summer program for undergraduate students, aimed at providing an introductory and practical formation in animal and plant molecular biology to undergraduate students with a genuine interest in the field of life sciences.
Eleven undergraduate or master students from the European Union will have the chance to spend four to five weeks at CRAG during the months of June and July. During these summer weeks, the students will become familiar with a broad variety of laboratory techniques and bioinformatics tools aimed to understand the structure, function and variation of plant and animal genomes.
Each fellow will be allocated in a scientific group at CRAG under the supervision of a principal investigator with the support of postdoc and/or experienced PhD students. She/He will be involved in a research project and will complete a brief experimental work to be presented in a program seminar at the end of the stage.
The Program includes training in transversal skills as bioinformatics, dissemination and project management given by CRAG members.
In addition, fellows will be invited to attend weekly seminars organized by CRAG and presented by prestigious international scientist in the fields of plant and animal genetics.
The students from outside Barcelona will be housed free of charged in student accomodations, and their travel costs will be reimbursed by CRAG.
Applications are accepted until the 28th of February, 2018