2007 Undergraduate Summer Research Experience in Virology (USREV)

2005 USREV

August 2007 USREV Student Recognition Picnic. Left to Right. Front row: USREV students: Shannon Wilkins, Abby McDonald, Crystal Redman, Derek Gyllenhammer. Megan Larsen: BRIN Student. Back row: Faculty and Postdoc Mentors: Dr. Dongsheng Xu (Postdoc from Dr. Zhang’s lab), Dr. Charles Wood, Dr. Peter Angeletti, Dr. Dustin Petrik (Postdoc from Dr. Zhang’s lab), Dr. Jim Van Etten, and Dr. David Dunigan.

The 2007 USREV program attracted students from as far away as Massachusetts.  The ten-week-long research training is open to all interested students who attend colleges outside of Nebraska and are of current sophomore or junior standing and are interest in a career in virology research.  Students receive a stipend of $4,000, dormitory lodging and meals, round-trip air fare, and more.  Our students this year included:  Abby McDonald, Buena Vista University; Derek Gyllenhammer, University of Massachusetts; Crystal Redman, Buena Vista University; and Sahnnon Wilkins, Jackson State University. The mentors for 2007 were Dr. Peter Angeletti, Dr. James Van Etten, Dr. Luwen Zhang, and Dr. Charles Wood.

For more information and to apply follow the “Apply Online” link above.  If you have additional question, contact Jolene Walker at virologycenter@unl.edu or phone 402.472.4560.