About Us: The Syracuse Biomaterial Institute is looking for Undergraduate applicants!

Jan. 9, 2015

Syracuse Biomaterials Institute seeks applications from undergraduates interested in research on biomaterials: synthetic and natural substances to treat disease or injury.

Dates: May 31, 2015 –August 7, 2015
Stipend: $5,400 Scholarship + University Housing
Location: SBI Central Research Facility at Syracuse University, SUNY ESF, and SUNY Upstate Medical University
Eligibility: Undergraduate students majoring in the following disciplines: Engineering, Chemistry, Biology and Physics with interest in Biomaterials Science.
Apply: Application materials may be obtained at: http://biomaterials.syr.edu/or contact us (listed below)

Example Projects:

  • 2D and 3D Active Cell Culture
  • Mechanism of Antimicrobial Peptide Action on Bacterial Cells
  • Neurite Outgrowth on Modulus Gradients
  • Polymeric Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering
  • Designing Anticancer Drug Delivery and Gene Therapeutic Nanocarriers
  • Smart Drug Release: Furanone release from a shape memory hydrogel
  • Understanding Bacteria-Materials Interactions by Surface Engineering
  • 3D Bioprinting

Application Deadline--February 15, 2015

For More Information

Interactive Biomaterials Program Directors:
Jay Henderson, Director:  jhhender@syr.edu
Julie Hasenwinkel, Assoc. Director: Jmhassen@syr.edu

Program Coordinator:
Phone: (315) 443-3544
Karen Low
kplow@syr.edu

Syracuse Biomaterials Institute
Interactive Biomaterials REU Program
318 Bowne Hall, Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York, 13244-1200

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