The GEM Course is an all-expenses paid, three-week intensive introductory course in Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM) geared toward early-career undergraduates from 2- and 4-year institutions. The course focuses on microbes found in aquatic environments investigated through authentic research experiences (students collect, process & interpret data). This residential course includes lectures, labs and fieldwork at USC and on Santa Catalina Island.
Where: University of Southern California campus and Santa Catalina Island, CA
When: June 14 – July 2, 2020
Who: Undergraduates from 2 or 4-year colleges
Cost: FREE, including travel, plus modest stipend
How to apply: https://www.darkenergybiosphere.org/education-diversity/for-undergraduates/gem-course/
Note: First generation college, women, and under-represented students encouraged to apply
Application Deadline: March 25, 2020 at 5:00pm PDT
For questions and comments, contact Gwen Noda at firstname.lastname@example.org.