Volume 07| March 16 2021
Weekly Update | UROP @ Georgia Tech
The Georgia Tech Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program is excited to share new on and off campus research opportunities with students to help get hands-on experience for their future careers.

Interested in learning more about Undergraduate Research Opportunities? Click here to visit the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program website.

Hello fellow Yellow Jackets! The Tower Undergraduate Research Journal is accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 semester (see the flyer)! The Tower is also accepting inquiries for new positions including Chief of Communications, Production & Distribution Manager, and Article Editors. Please email thetowergt@gmail.com for inquiries!
On-campus Events and Activities
Interested in applying to present at the Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium? Wondering how to make a poster or oral presentation?

Come learn about the different ways researchers communicate their work with the Undergraduate Research Ambassadors! We'll be going over how to write an abstract for conference applications, examples of great research posters, and tips for oral presentations. This is a great workshop for anyone who's planning on applying to present at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium. Come by our workshop on Thursday, March 25th from 11am - 12pm!

The Undergraduate Research Ambassadors (URA) are a group of dedicated and distinguished undergraduate students who are committed to providing mentorship by helping students find research opportunities, improve communication skills, and gain access to valuable resources for undergraduate research at Georgia Tech. URA also provides its members with a network of support within the research community, social activities, and connections to our growing group of alumni. 
If you are passionate about research and want to help other students find opportunities and improve their research skills, apply to be a Research Ambassador! Apply HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y47ykmgb

The URA application is due March 28, 2021 11:59 PM and the recommendation letter for the application is due March 31, 2021 at 11:59 PM.
We are inviting undergraduate students to apply to present their research at the 2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium, on Thursday, April 22. This is Georgia Tech's largest undergraduate research colloquium and is a great opportunity for students to share their research with classmates and faculty from all over campus.

In addition, we will be hosting two workshops designed to help students showcase their work in the best way possible. Students can register for either Tuesday, April 13 at 11 AM [virtual] OR Thursday, April 15 at 11 AM [in-person] by clicking here.

The deadline to apply for the Research Symposium is Friday, March 26.
Funding Opportunities
The GTFWC Scholarship Program is pleased to award scholarships to deserving GT undergraduates who have a parent or guardian employed by Georgia Tech - the children of our Georgia Tech "family". For the academic year 2021-22, up to 6 scholarships of $2000 each will be awarded. In August of 2021, the Foundation will transfer the scholarship funds to the GT Financial Aid Office for disbursement to recipients for GT expenses: tuition, fees, books, and/or room and board.

Application Deadline is March 26, 2021
Internship Opportunities
The Van Andel Institute (VAI) offers a research internship program designed to provide medical students the opportunity to work closely with a research mentor on a project exploring the cellular, molecular, and genetic basis of human disease. The goal of this program is to introduce medical students to the concepts and practice of design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation of basic biomedical research.

Complete applications are reviewed on a rolling basis from December 2020 through March 2021.
Research Opportunities
The American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) fund promising undergraduate students so they can conduct research in plant biology during the early part of their college careers. SURF recipients must present their research at ASPB's annual Plant Biology meeting in the year following the fellowship award.

Applications are due by March 28, 2021 (11:59 PM EST)
GTRI'S Advanced War-fighting Technologies Division in the Advanced Concepts Laboratory seeks qualified candidates for the position of Counter Biological Threat Researcher. The role of this position is to apply technical skills to support the development and assessment of technologies and concepts to detect, characterize, and mitigate biological threats.

The job involves leading and supporting research projects to deliver tailored solutions to project sponsors for both national security and public health applications

Applications close March 31, 2021
The Bioprocessing Summer Undergraduate Internship Training and Education BSUITE) program for undergraduate research in bioprocessing and bioengineering at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, provides an opportunity for participants to obtain valuable experience through team projects based on bioprocessing for the production of monoclonal antibodies, enzymes, vaccines, and cell and gene therapy.

During this program, participants will learn about technical and regulatory considerations for biopharmaceutical production, including biotechnology and cell line engineering, cell growth, product purification, viral controls, and quality systems.

Application due March 31, 2021
Want to stay informed about other Undergraduate Research Opportunities?

Click here to visit our website and find out about more research opportunities and the staff that make it possible!