K. Undergraduate Research at UMaine

Events and Resources:


Each year, the Center for Undergraduate Research holds a student symposium in the Spring Semester, where students are able to showcase their work. They also award fellowships to students participating in research at the University of Maine during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. For more information and updates on deadlines, you can visit the CUGR website.

Why should you major in biology? See PDF below:

Biology Degree Careers Townsend Schoodic 2016 posted

Spring 2016- Sigma XI, The scientific Research Society, are currently preparing for the student showcase! Nominate award winners, and find more information below.

Link: https://www.sigmaxi.org/home

The MDI Biological Laboratory is hosting their 43rd annual Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium (MBMSS)!

Abstract Deadline: March 25, 2016

Link: https://mdibl.org/conference/mbmss-2016/

Paid Summer 2016 Undergraduate Research Placements:

Over 800 programs — NSF REU, NASA and other paid summer research opportunities for undergrads.

Research – Charlie Slavin Research Fund. This is open to the Honors College students.

Fall 2015 Rolling Deadline: 2-20 November

Spring 2016 Rolling Deadline: 8-19 February

Link: http://honors.umaine.edu/current-students/research/slavin_research_fund/

Major Scholarships, Fellowships, & Grants. These are open to all students.

Link: http://honors.umaine.edu/current-students/scholarships/

PIVOT Funding and research resource database.

Link: http://www.library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/dbdetails.asp?field=Name&search=PIVOT

Undergraduate Research in Comparative Functional Genomics (INBRE)

Link: http://honors.umaine.edu/inbre/

Center for Undergraduate Research (CUGR)

Link: http://cugr.umaine.edu/

Additional helpful links:

42nd Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium

Location: MDI Biological Laboratories

Time: April 24-25, 2015

Link: http://mdibl.org/conference/mbmss-2015/