September 3, 2009

Fellowships for Ecological Genomics Symposium

From KUCR.... STUDENT TRAVEL FELLOWHIPS AVAILABLE TO ATTEND "GENES IN ECOLOGY, ECOLOGY IN GENES" SYMPOSIUM The Ecological Genomics Institute ( ) at Kansas State University is pleased to announce that funding is available to support student fellowships to attend the 7th Annual Ecological Genomics Symposium (November 13 to 15, 2009, in Kansas City). Registration Information and details are available at . The student fellowships are available through an award from the National Science Foundation with the goal of increasing the cultural and scientific diversity of young scientists (i.e., undergraduate and graduate students) attending the symposium. All applicants must be U. S. citizens or permanent residents. Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 29, 2009. Please follow the application procedures below that are also posted to: The following application materials are required: 1. Contact information including mail and email address and phone. 2. Title and abstract for a poster presentation to be presented by the individual receiving the fellowship. 3. Brief (one-page) statement of academic interests, career goals and/or how attending the Ecological Genomics Symposium will help reach these goals. In this one page statement, please indicate how inclusion of the student will increase diversity of the group participants. Please be sure to include your race and gender status. 4. One letter of recommendation to be submitted under separate cover from the student’s faculty advisor. The letter should indicate how inclusion of the student will increase diversity of the group participants and can be sent by e-mail to Applications packages can also be mailed to: Doris Merrill, Program Coordinator Ecological Genomics Institute Division of Biology, Kansas State University 104 Ackert Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506-4901 Questions can be directed to Doris Merrill at (785) 532-3482 or Deadline for submission: Tuesday, September 29, 2009.



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