Undergraduate and High School Student Opportunities
We are lucky to work with a lot of talented and hardworking undergraduates and high school students doing research during the semester or summer periods.
***NEW*** fellowship program
Systems Biology for Sustainable Food and Energy Fellows
Applications are welcomed from students in any year, and at any institution, who have an interest in plant physiology, crop phenotyping, genetics, genomics, biochemistry, image analysis, statistics or associated fields.
10-14 week, full-time projects on maize, sorghum & setaria
start dates May 15 – June 1 2017
end dates Aug 11 – Aug 25 2017
5 fellowships paid @ $480 per week
April 11, 2017 deadline: submit a brief CV, statement of interest, and names of 2 teachers/professors that can provide letters of reference to firstname.lastname@example.org
We also have an excellent track record of mentoring students with fellowships from the following programs:
UIUC students can also earn academic credit for research through the following rubrics:
Mark Holmes produced a podcast about his experience working with us - you can listen to it here
Interested individuals should contact Dr. Leakey