Microbiology Undergraduate Summer Research Award Undergraduate Requirements

Microbiology Undergraduate Summer Research Award

Established by Professor Emeritus L. S. McClung and his friends in 1989.


Microbiology students enrolled in at least one hour of L490, X490, or their equivalents (CHEM-C409 or MSCI-M450) on the Bloomington campus during Summer Session 2017.


First preference given to recipients of the L. S. McClung Scholarship; other highly qualified Microbiology students are also eligible. Award recipient must write a paper in the form of a publishable manuscript. (Paper must define a hypothesis; describe why this is important; propose an experimental test of the hypothesis; carry out the experiment and interpret the results and impact of the evaluation of the hypothesis; and finally, propose future work.)