So you want to study bees? Check out BeeMORE – Paid Research Experience in Bees and Microbes

If you are an undergraduate science major who is interested in pursuing a career in STEM, there is an exciting new opportunity to develop your skills while studying the interface between microbes and beesBeeMORE is a USDA-funded Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates who are interested in significantly advancing their research skills in the field, the laboratory, or both.

Potential projects include (but not limited to):

  • Disease ecology of native pollinators
  • Discovering new yeasts from beehives for brewing beer
  • Metagenomic surveys of bees and hives
  • Elucidating the gut microbiome of honey bee queens
  • Logistics
  • Program runs from May 30th to August 3rd 2017 (9 weeks), and some accommodations for travel can be provided
  • Students will receive a $500 stipend per week ($4,500 total for the summer) PLUS free room and board at our Wolf Village Apartments
  • Successful applicants will be paired with faculty mentor programs to conduct their own research most amenable to their research interests and background
  • Activities will include presentations, group field trips, extension meetings, and the NC State Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Apply now!

DEADLINE: March 25th, 2017
Apply online at: http://harvest.cals.ncsu.edu/beemore/apply/

Have more questions? Email us at: eric_miller@ncsu.edu or drtarpy@ncsu.edu

2017-06-16T15:45:48+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Pollinators|