Summer Research Available in Molecular Ecology

Students interested in doing summer research in Molecular Ecology are invited to apply to join Jose Herrera’s research team for the summer of 2009. Participants will spend 10 weeks conducting research at two study sites, Kirksville and Albuquerque, N.M., to examine the ecological role of Dark Septate Fungal Endophytes.

Participants will receive a $3,500 stipend, three hours of undergraduate research credit, and room and board for the duration of the 10-week experience. To qualify for the program, the student must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident. The program will begin in June and will run through early August.

For additional information on the program, including application materials, visit Interested students should apply online and applications will be reviewed starting Feb. 15, 2009. For questions about the program, contact Jennifer Thompson at 785.7252 or

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