Summer Research Awards
This award provides financial support for undergraduate students to work in a research lab for 16 weeks over the summer (May - August). Refer to the NSERC-URSA website for more details, including eligibility criteria. The deadline for applications is January 26, 2024.
General application process:
- Contact a potential supervisor (see list below)
- Complete the Dalhousie Student Census
- Student applicants complete an online Student Application Form along with uploading transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
- Potential supervisors complete an online Supervisor Application Form, these will be matched with the student's banner number.
Please contact the Medicine Research Development Office, MRDO@dal.ca, with any questions regarding the 2024 Undergraduate Student Research Awards (URSAs).
Potential research supervisors in the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology that are accepting NSERC Summer students:
|Archibald, J. M.||Genome Evolution, Endosymbiosis, Molecular Phylogeny|
|Bearne, S. L.||Enzyme Catalysis and Inhibition, Protein Structure and Function, Chemical Biology|
|Ewart, K. V.||Antifreeze Proteins, Proteostasis and Cold Adaptation|
|Fairn, G. D. (Pathology)||Organelle biology, ER contact sites, and vesicular trafficking; post-translational protein acylation; host-pathogen interactions and inflammation; signal transduction and actin cytoskeleton in macrophage|
|Kramer, J. M.||Epigenetics and chromatin in brain function|
|Langelaan, D. N.||Structural biology, cellular signalling, and protein engineering|
|Rainey, J. K.||Structural Biology and Biophysical Characterization of Proteins|
|Roger, A. J.||Genome, Organelle and Protein Evolution|
|van der Spoel, A. C.||Biochemistry and cell biology of inherited neurodegenerative diseases. Intracellular traffic of proteins and glycosphingolipids|