Archive for January, 2013

2012 – 2013 CaSGC Undergraduate Research Opportunity Announcement

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The California Space Grant Consortium is pleased to announce the 2012 – 2013 Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP).

  • Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 will be awarded to California students.
  • Proposal Submission Period: January 24, 2013 – March 4th, 2013.
  • Eligibility: Juniors and Seniors attending CaSGC Affiliate Universities and Colleges. Click here to view the affiliate list.

Please follow the links below to find the: Application Announcement and Instructions, Final Report Guidelines, sample forms to review before submitting your application, and the link to the Online Application.

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team Among Top 16 in the World

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

At this year’s iGEM World Competition the 2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM team were runners up for human practices, and one of the top 16 teams in the world out of 190 total teams; only four of which came from the US. With support from the Rhode Island Space Grant Consortium and the California Space Grant Consortium, the group of thirteen undergraduates and recent graduates worked across three thousand miles, four time zones, and the guidance of a host of faculty advisors, post-doctoral students, and professors, to develop synthetic biology applications for astrobiology.

You can watch  a video of the iGEM competition, and see the Stanford-Brown team here.

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team

2012 Stanford-Brown iGEM Team

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