Undergraduate Research in Computational Biology

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

Explore Research at MSU this Summer

Research opportunities in artificial intelligence, algorithms, graphics and visualization, functional genomics, genome analysis, and other areas.

When: June 1 - August 6, 2021

Program features:

  • Valuable research experience in the labs of our faculty mentors
  • Professional development sessions and social activities
  • $600 per week stipend
  • On-campus housing provided
  • Partial meal allowance
  • Partial travel reimbursement

Minimum requirements:

  • Rising sophomore or higher
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Solid background in computer science or the life sciences
  • US citizen or permanent resident

Application deadline: March 8, 2021

Note for Summer 2021: The REU site is under consideration for renewed funding for summer 2021. We hope to be able to run a full program during summer 2021 but will have some positions available in any case. If hosting visitors on campus is still restricted due to COVID-19, we plan to run a virtual REU site.

Application Deadline:
Submission Closed


For more information, please contact:

Dr. Andy Perkins
PO Box 9637
Mississippi State, MS 39762