NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE-INBRE
SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM
New England College is a recipient of a National Institutes of Health INBRE (IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence) grant which supports the NEC INBRE Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP). SURP offers students research training opportunities at New England College with NEC professors/mentors in Psychology or Biology and Health Science for an 8 to 10 week period during May – August. The Specific time depends on the research project. The goal of the INBRE grant is to provide research opportunities that help encourage students to pursue graduate programs in biomedical research. For more information see the NEC INBRE at the NEC webpage http://www.nec.edu/inbre and NH INBRE web page http://nhinbre.org/ or contact the professors listed below.
SUMMER UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM (SURP) award offers:
• Opportunity to work on focused research project in May -
• Free student housing in NEC dorm
• Student salary (potential for $4,000 for 10 weeks
participation depending on project)
• Professional development opportunities
• Group laboratory meetings
• Attendance at INBRE NH Annual Meeting in
• Presentation of poster at INBRE NH Annual Meeting
• Opportunities to visit and use core research facilities’ at
Dartmouth or UNH
Please contact individual research mentors for more details:
James Newcomb, firstname.lastname@example.org research on neural controls of circadian rhythms
Lori Bergeron, email@example.com research on metal dependent biofilm formation
Heather Chabot, firstname.lastname@example.org research on health, physiology, and intervention in domestic violence
E-mail application and unofficial transcript in one e-mail to:
Dr. Debra Dunlop, email@example.com
NEC SURP, New England College, Henniker, NH 03255
1. Send one e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with attachments for :
a. APPLICATION FORM – open and follow instructions,
then attach to e-mail.
b. UNOFFICAL TRANSCRIPT – attach in same e-mail an
unofficial copy of transcript (cut and pasted in MS Word)
identified by applicant last name, first name transcript (ie
Smith, Mary transcript) with the completed application form.
2. Request one LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION – Request that a letter of recommendation be e-mailed to email@example.com from a biology, chemistry or psychology professor. The letter of recommendation should address 1) how long the professor has known you, 2) in what capacity they know you and 3) their assessment of your potential success as a student in such a program.