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Submission Guidelines

This application must be completed with all required documents uploaded no later than February 26, 2018 in order to be considered for this REU.

REU Application

1. Please tell us which applies to you.
NOTE: To qualify for the NeuroNEM REU you must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident and the University you currently attend must be from an EPSCoR state (https://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/programs/epscor/nsf_oiia_epscor_EPSCoRstatewebsites.jsp ).

2. Personal/school and local mailing information

3. Permanent Address

4. Sex (optional)

5. Ethnicity (optional)

6. Race (optional)

7. Do you have a documented disability? (optional)

8. Are you the first person in your family to attend college? (optional)

9. Please mark the highest education level for each parent. (optional)

Elementary High School Some College Bachelor's Degree Graduate/Professional Degree
Mother
Father

10. Current Classification (during spring 2017)

11. Academic History

12. Please indicate the type of institution you are currently attending.

13. List any academic awards/honors. (optional)

14. List extracurricular activities during undergraduate education. (optional)

15. List Professional and academic association memberships. (optional)

16. Please list all science, math, engineering, computing, and technology courses taken, programming languages known and any other course related to STEM field. (optional)

17. Please describe any research, technical, co-op or internship experience you've had. (optional)

18. Please upload transcripts in PDF format.

If you want to change the transcripts, please upload new transcripts and it will replace the old transcripts.

19. Please rank the available projects in order of your preference (1 being first preference and so on).

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1. Advanced processing of EEG and MEG signals from the epileptic brain
(LATech, Mentors: Leon D. Iasemidis and Levi Good)
2. Mathematical analysis of neurochemical signals
(LATech, Mentors: Prabhu Arumugam and Leon D. Iasemidis)
3. Recording brain activity in epileptic rats
(LATech, Mentors: Teresa A. Murray)
4. Development of a Microbiosensor Array for Long-term Glutamate Detection
(LATech, Mentors: Prabhu Arumugam and Shabnam Siddiqui)
5. Molecular and cellular analysis of epileptic networks
(LATech, Mentors: Mark DeCoster and Levi Good)
6. Scalp and Intracranial EEG Recording
(UAB, Mentors: Jerzy P. Szaflarski and Sandipan Pati)
7. MEG Recording
(UAB, Mentors: Timothy Gawne, Ismail Mohamed and Jerzy Szaflarski)
8. Functional MRI and MEG of memory and learning
(UAB, Mentors: Roy Martin, Jerzy Szaflarski and Sangeeta Nair (graduate student))
9. Dynamics of language processing
(UAB, Mentors: Daniel Mirman and Jerzy Szaflarski)
10. Association of post-ictal duration with cognitive recovery
(UAMS, Mentors: Linda J. Larson-Prior)
11. The effects of sleep disruption on post-surgical memory function
(UAMS, Mentors: Linda J. Larson-Prior)
12. Analysis of hdEEG evoked responses to EPSCoR memory tasks
(UAMS, Mentors: Linda J. Larson-Prior)
13. Phase Amplitude Coupled comodulogram maps in EEG and ECoG data
(UAMS, Mentors: Diana Escalona-Vargas)
14. Mapping functional connectivity in epileptic brains pre and post-operatively
(UAMS, Mentors: Diana Escalona-Vargas)
15. Coregistration of CT/MRI images noting position of grid or SEEG electrodes
(UAMS, Mentors: Linda J. Larson-Prior)

20. If selected, do you require on-campus housing?

Please fill the references information and they will be contacted by the system automatically. You will be notified through email once they submit their recommendation letters.

21. Reference #1 contact information

22. Reference #2 contact information

23. Do you waive the right to review the reference letters submitted on your behalf?

24. Please write 500 word essay that includes a description of your academic background, the reason of your interest in this program, and your future career plans. The essay should also cover how you will benefit from this summer research experience.