For summer 2016, two spots in this highly successful program are exclusively reserved for University of Illinois undergraduates in their sophomore or junior year, with a specific focus in neuroscience.
More details about the SURF Program are available at the Mayo Clinic website at
http://www.mayo.edu/mgs/programs/summer-undergraduate-research-fellowship?_ga=1.148918134.196357985.1446496914. You can also learn about the Illinois pre-selection application process and read about the experiences of previous Illinois SURF participants at http://mayoillinois.org/undergraduate-student-opportunities.
The deadline to apply for Illinois pre-selection is December 1, 2015. Apply online today at https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/1586309.
Accepted neuroscience undergrads will work with either Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, MD, PhD (http://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/taner-nilufer-m-d-ph-d/bio-00027318), a neurogeneticist focused on the complex genetics of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and other neurodegnerative diseases; or William D. Freeman, MD (http://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/freeman-william-d-m-d/bio-00027923?_ga=1.241099587.1908017420.1446223400), a neurologist interested in intracranial hemmorhage, specifically subarachnoid hemorrhage, and management of patients with neurological disorders in the intensive care unit and hospital. Questions? Contact Maggie Berg Miller at email@example.com.