Tag Archives: 2016

NSF REU on Software Testing and Analytics at ECU!

The Computer Science Department at East Carolina University will conduct a ten-week summer research program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for ten undergraduates! Students will work on open research topics in software testing and analytics under the supervision of faculty mentors. They will participate in workshops on software testing and analytics, development of basic research skills, and application

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Leadership and the American Presidency Fall Internship

LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. CONNECT. “Spend 15 weeks in the nation’s capital with students from around the country and the world who are just as passionate about making a difference through strong leadership. The intensive and immersive schedule is designed to maximize your time in Washington by combining learning in the classroom with practical internship experience and special events with prominent public

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Global Health Corps Fellowship

To learn more and to apply visit: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply Global Health Corps is a community of leaders united by the belief that health is a  human right. Our fellows are highly effective and empathetic systems thinkers with diverse backgrounds, expertise and stories.   During a yearlong paid fellowship, GHC fellows work in a range of critical roles within partner organizations on

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Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program

Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program is now accepting applications for the 2016 Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship at paynefellows.org.   About the Payne Fellowship Program: The USAID Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program seeks to attract outstanding young people who are interested in pursuing careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). If you want

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Contemporary Legend and the Intersection of Health and Legends

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Andrea Kitta Department: English Contact Information: Kittaa@ecu.edu, 2123 Bate   Research / Project Description Highlights of Research: Editing and working with the international journal Contemporary Legend, assisting me with my own research on the intersection of health and legends, especially in the areas of vaccination.   Qualifications Requirements: Working with the journal in an ongoing capacity,

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Rewriting Theatre in the Hispanic Caribbean

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Katherine Ford Department: Foreign Languages and Literatures (Hispanic Studies) Contact Information: fordk@ecu.edu, Bate 3323, 328-6523   Research Description Highlights of Research: I am in the final stages of completing a book project (abstract below). I would be happy to work with a student researcher on this project, asking him/her to help me find and synthesize research

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Catalytic Reaction Mechanisms Through Quantum Mechanical Models and Supercomputing

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Andrew Sargent Department: Chemistry Contact Information: sargenta@ecu.edu SciTec 501   Research Description Highlights of Research: We use computational quantum mechanical models and supercomputing hardware to investigate the reaction mechanisms of catalytic chemical reactions.     Qualifications Requirements: Solid typing skills Well organized Class or level of student sought: Sophomore or Junior Needed skills: Computer savvy Not

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Protein Effect on Germline Stem Cells

Faculty Information Faculty Name:            Brett D. Keiper, PhD Department:              Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Contact Information:   Tel: (252) 744-2656     Lab: (252) 744-2693 ;  keiperb@ecu.edu http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/biochemistry/Faculty-Keiper.cfm   Research Description Highlights of Research: The research in my lab studies mRNA translation in developing germ cells (sperm and eggs). The purpose is to see how protein synthesis is subtly regulated to cause

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Biochemical Toxicology

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Xiaoping Pan Department: Biology Contact Information: panx@ecu.edu, Room 514 Science & Technology Building   Research Description Highlights of Research:  Our research of Biochemical Toxicology investigates the mode of action of various substances and materials including crude oil/dispersant system, abused drugs, and metallic nanoparticles, and environmental obesogens etc. Experimental organisms include Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) and Rattus

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4 Nutrition and Nutrition Science Research Projects

Faculty Information Faculty Name: Virginia Carraway-Stage, PhD, RDN, LDN Department: Nutrition Science, College of Allied Health Sciences Contact Information: carrawaystagev@ecu.edu, Center for Pediatric Healthy Weight, Warren Life Science Building 189   Research Description There are currently 4 research projects ongoing in my research lab with potential for student engagement: Meal Creation Tool: A study aimed at developing and evaluating a

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