REU- Nanotechnology for Biology and Engineering

The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University offers undergraduate students from colleges and universities around the country a chance to participate in research projects in the exciting and rapidly growing area of nanobiotechnology, a place where biology, medicine, and nanotech meet.

Final decisions have been made for Summer 2015

The program tentatively starts June 1, 2015 and ends August 7, 2015


  • hands-on graduate level laboratory research experience
  • guidance from faculty and graduate student mentors
  • stipend + paid housing + allowance for travel

Program Requirements

  • completed freshman year
  • GPA of 3.5 or better (some exceptions made)
  • two letters of recommendation


  • 10 weeks of research
  • professional development seminars (topics such as: venture capital in nanobiotechnology, ethics in research, intellectual property, academia vs. industry)
  • present research at poster session

Who should apply

  • undergraduate students from all institutions who have completed who have at least completed their freshman year and will not be graduating before the start of the program.
  • under-represented students in science and engineering are encouraged to apply
  • only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply
  • Johns Hopkins University students are NOT eligible

More information

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information contact Ashanti Edwards at or by phone at 410 516 6572