PURA Information Session

 

Our first PURA info session will take place in Shaffer 300 next Wednesday (Sept 17) at 7:00 pm. We plan to give a presentation on the basics of the PURA and answer any questions potential applicants might have.

 

This session is hosted by INBT Undergraduate Research Group.

LinkedIn Advice from the experts

INBT undergraduates attended a session, giving expert advice on how to build an effective profile and how to use LinkedIn for visibility, networking, and finding your next step.  The presenter discusses the latest features, and find connections you didn’t even know about. The presenter is Donna Vogel, MD, PhD, Professional Development Office (JHMI) Director and LinkedIn member since 2003.

 

For Undergraduates: Fulbright Grant Info Session

Monday, May 5: Fulbright Grant Info Session

Final joint session: Undergrads with strong academic records can learn about the Fulbright Academic/Arts Grant and the Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Grant: 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, May 5, in 387 Garland Hall.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applications accepted for INBT IRES until Feb 14

If you have been curious to discover what laboratory work is like in another country, now is your chance to apply for one of INBT’s coveted positions as an international undergraduate researcher. Applications are now being accepted for our National Science Foundation funded International Research Experience for Undergraduates in Leuven, Belgium with IMEC.  The deadline for applications is February 14, 2014. The opportunities are for Johns Hopkins University students.

IMEC clean roomIMEC boasts world-class micro- and nano-fabrication facilities and a campus with more than 1,000 researchers from around the globe who are collaborating on leading-edge projects. Belgium boasts waffles, beer and chocolate. Really, you can’t go wrong here.

INBT international research internships focus on a project of mutual interest to Johns Hopkins faculty and to IMEC investigators. INBT has a long-standing research collaboration agreement with IMEC, one of the world’s leading research organizations focusing on silicon nanotechnology headquartered in Leuven, Belgium. Since 2009, students, both undergraduates and postgraduates, from INBT labs have had the opportunity to participate in internships at IMEC’s state-of-the-art research facility. These internships have the dual purpose of providing international research experience for students as well as furthering the research interests of both Hopkins and IMEC.

To read about some of the previous experiences of our IRES participates, visit INBT’s Summer at IMEC blog here.

To apply, send the following items to Tom Fekete, INBT’s director of corporate partnerships, before Feb. 1: tfekete1@jhu.edu.

  • CV/Resume
  • Research Statement
  • Letter of Recommendation

If you are not sure what you would like to work on, Tom has a list of possible research areas that you can inquire about as well. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tom.  If he is unavailable, please contact Ashanti Edwards, INBT’s Academic Program Administrator at ashanti@jhu.edu.

Official INBT undergraduate organization formed

students-chattingUndergraduate students affiliated with Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology has now become an official university group. The group’s goal is to create an environment for undergraduate researchers to get to know people, from different labs within INBT. The group will host events that will help students learn more about life after college as well as give members a chance to network and get to know one another.

To join the group, follow this link.

INBT recruiting for multiple training programs

INBT is currently recruiting for multiple programs.  Check out the links below for more information.

Support INBT Summer Research Fellows

On August 1st, INBT summer REU Fellows will be presenting their summer research at a Joint Summer Research poster session at the School of Medicine.  The poster session will be held in Turner Concourse from 3-5pm.

 

Nano-Bio Graduate Training Program- Accepting applications

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology is now accepting applications for the Fall 2013 cohort of the training program!

You can earn an accredited certificate in nanobiotechnology and work in various labs across the university.

If you are interested in applying or have any questions, contact Ashanti Edwards- aedwards@jhu.edu

2013 INBT Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU) arrive next week

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology will welcome the summer 2013 students for a 10-week research experience in various labs across Hopkins.  The students are undergraduates from outside of Johns Hopkins.  This is a great opportunity for them to gain graduate -level research experience.

INBT Annual Symposium – Posters Wanted

Johns Hopkins Institute for NanoBioTechnology seeks poster presenters from ALL DIVISIONS for its May 17 annual symposium at Shriver Hall. INBT is a multidisciplinary entity with faculty members in every division at JHU. Therefore, we encourage presenters from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Applied Physics Lab and the Whiting School of Engineering to submit titles. Previously presented titles are acceptable. Prizes are awarded to top poster presenters.  For a complete agenda of speakers and to register go to http://ow.ly/kKFOa