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Agricultural Research Service (USDA), U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE - co-op (2019) "Included are projects representing our four research units: Genetics, Breeding, and Animal Health; Meat Safety and Quality; Nutrition & Environmental Management; and Reproduction" - three research abstract titles are "Evaluating Microbial Community Variation Associated with Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex in Cattle"; "Evaluating the specificity of a multiplex-PCR assay for the detection of highly pathogenic Salmonella; "Effectiveness of Sanitizer D7TM against E. coli O157:H7 and Salmonella Biofilms"
Alabama A&M University, Huntsville, AL - co-op (2017) "Summer 2017 program to be announced" - REU-China: Ecological and Environmental Research in an Urbanized Landscape - "three days at AAMU followed by six weeks at Nanjing Forestry University in China and the remaining three weeks again at AAMU" - "Each REU participant will receive a $3000 scholarship, paid bi-weekly for the duration of the program. Travel, housing, and research related expenses will be covered"- Research Areas include: Microbial Biology and Genetics
Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL - co-op, more details, application (2019) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in NanoBioengineering - project areas include "Strategies to manipulate bacterial growth on tissue scaffolds"
Alltech, Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition, Nicholasville, KY- co-op, application (2019) "Applications are open on a rolling basis with the following deadlines: Summer (May – August) - February 4" - Research Internship Program -- "The following are a few research areas in which students may be involved: Process biochemistry, microbiology and engineering" - not sure this is a paid opportunity
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op, application (2019) Research Capstone Fellowship - "A one-year professional development fellowship that enhances students’ presentation and networking skills, provides resources to introduce them to disciplinary scientific meetings, and prepares them to transition to graduate school."
American Society for Microbiology, Washington, D.C. - co-op, application (2019) Undergraduate Research Fellowship - student applicant must also be an ASM member (student membership); must have an ASM member at your home institution willing to serve as a mentor
Auburn University, Auburn, AL - co-op (2019) REU: Warm-water aquatic ecology - "faculty mentors specializing in ...microbiology..."

Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, West Boothbay Harbor, ME - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Research areas vary year to year, but include marine microbiology
Boston University, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Program Mentors include projects in areas of microbiology
Boston University, Bioinformatics Program, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Bioinformatics Research and Interdisciplinary Training (BRITE)) - "research projects in a broad range of topics, including ... analysis of microbial communities..."
Boston University School of Medicine, Divison of Graduate Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Summer Training as Research Scholars Program - for talented undergraduates from minority groups traditionally underrepresented in the biomedical sciences, under the guidance of a faculty mentor from one of the research areas within the Division of Graduate Medical Science: includes Microbiology, Infectious Diseases
Brandeis University, Life Sciences, Waltham, MA - co-op (2019) Undergraduate Summer Research - - scroll down to REU in Cell and Molecular Visualization - participating faculty in areas of microbiology
Broad Institute Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2019) Broad Summer Research Program - "Students spend the summer performing original computational or experimental-based research in labs across the Broad Institute’s research areas, from cancer to infectious disease to computational biology

Case Western University, Academic Careers in Engineering & Science (ACES) Program, Cleveland, OH - co-op application (2018) ACES+ summer research program for Science and Engineering (S&E) underrepresented minority undergraduate students- "Please check the area(s) that are of most interest to you (on the application) includes: Molecular Biology and Microbiology
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2018) Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA - co-op (2018) Summer Fellowship Opportunities - "The candidate will work on projects associated with developing and applying new methods to characterize and quantitate biochemical markers that are relevant in environmental exposures and chronic diseases"
Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA - co-op, application (2019) Mentors and Projects include molecular biology and environmental microbiology
Colorado State University, College of Natural Sciences, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Ft. Collins, CO - co-op (2019) click on REU Program at top for a scroll down list of links to more details-"Full participation in the lab of a faculty mentor in the following (and possibly other) departments: - Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology"
Columbia University, Biological Sciences, New York, NY - co-op (2019) Amgen Scholars Program - includes Mentors from Microbiology and Immunology
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Ithaca, NY - co-op, application (2019) Summer Research Scholars Program - "exciting research projects in one of three disciplines including: Entomology, Horticulture/Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology"
Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Plant Pathology & Plant Microbe Biology, Department of Microbiology, Ithaca, NY - co-op, more details (2019) Microbial Friends & Foes Research Experience for Undergraduates
Cornell University, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, NY - co-op (2019) Summer Research Scholars Program - "projects in one of three disciplines including; ...Plant-Microbe Biology"
Cornell University, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, New York, NY - co-op (2019) Access Summer Research Program - "Students will have the choice of performing research in one of these eight disciplines: Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biophysics, & Systems Biology, and Computational Biology and Medicine

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH - co-op, application (2019) Academic Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Fields of Research include Microbiology
Dauphin Island Sea Lab, Dauphin Island, AL - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "Potential research areas include, for example:..marine microbial ecology.."
Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship- mentoring from College of Medicine faculty in various disciplines ... microbiology.."
Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC - co-op (2019) Amgen Scholars Program - mentors in Micobiology
Duquense University, Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2019) Biology CIRCLE Program - examples off interdiscplinary projects include: characterization of plant extracts and their effects on neuron function; genetic underpinnings of stress physiology; molecular basis of neuroinflammation; comparative genomics and functional analysis of lipid metabolism; spatiotemporal dynamics of the scalp micriobiota

Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer and Allied Diseases, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE - co-op, more details, application (2019) Participating Departments include Pathology and Microbiology

Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) at the Intersection of Mathematics and Biology - "The following projects comprise the REU program: Microorganism Motility in Complex Fluids
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA - co-op (2019) Includes Vaccine and Infectious Diseases as one Area of Research

Genentech, Oceanside, South San Francisco, Vacaville, CA and Hillsboro. OR - co-op (2019) "Getting a headstart in biotechnology" - then go to Job Search, Select Interns/Postdocs under All Job Types at top, enter microbiology in keywords box
Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - "Opportunities exist in multiple departments, including...microbiology "

Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Apply online through the 2019 Leadership Alliance Early Identification Program - Summer Honors Undergraduate Research Program - "Summer research opportunities will be available in a variety of biological and biomedical sciences including (but not limited to): cellular and developmental biology, cell cycle regulation, stem cell biology, studies of blood cells, cancer biology, endocrinology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, genetics, neuroscience, receptor structure and function, transmembrane signaling mechanisms, and virology."
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Summer Internships in Biological Sciences in Public Health - "Disease areas include infections (TB, Chagas disease, and Malaria), .."
Institut Pasteur, Paris, France - co-op (2018) The Undergraduate Internship Program - Participating labs include: Structural Microbiology
Iowa State University, Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, Ames, IA - co-op (2018) - some research projects in areas of Microbiology
Iowa State University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Ames, IA - co-op, application (2019) George Washington Carver Internship Program - " Disciplines commonly providing opportunities are..microbiology;

J. Craig Venter Institute, La Jolla, CA - co-op, application (2019) Summer Internship Program - JCVI has research programs in infectious disease, mammalian genomics, microbial & viral genomics
Johnson & Johnson, several locations - co-op (2019) enter internship in Search Jobs by Keywork or Location - look at each postion for details: several difffeent majors are qualified, including Biomedical Engineering; Biology; Molecular Biology; Biotechnology; Microbiology, Neurocience

Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Department of Genetics, New Orleans, LA - co-op (2019) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Genetics and the Basic Sciences - "Accepted students are matched with laboratories in one of LSUHSC's Departments or Centers of Basic Sciences: Biostatistics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Anatomy, Genetics, Microbiology, Immunology, & Parasitology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology"
Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, Chauvin, LA - co-op, application process, application (2019) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program on Interdisciplinary Research Experiences in Changing Coastal Environments - Research opportunities include microbial ecology and diversity
Loyola University Health System, Stritch School of Medicine, Dept of Microbiology & Immunology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2018) Undergraduate Summer Research Program -"10-week research internship in molecular microbiology, immunology or virology"

Magee Women's Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2019) College Summer Internship Program "Research Areas: Development & Regenerative Medicine, Female Cancer, Gynecology, Infectious Disease, Pregnancy, Reproductive Physiology, Gonadal Biology & Fertility, and Women’s Health"
Maine Medical Center Research Institute, Scarborough, ME - co-op (2019) Summer Student Research Program - "Research at MMCRI covers a broad area in biomedical science including vascular biology, stem cell biology, developmental biology, neurobiology, hematology, nephrology, tumor biology, and molecular genetics as well as outcomes research, vector-borne diseases, and clinical research"
Marine Resources Division, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Fort Johnson Complex, SC - co-op (2015) "there will NOT be a MIMES Program in 2016" - "Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program - "Mentors experienced in various fields of marine, environmental and coastal ocean science (including...microbiology..)"
Marquette University, Department of Biological Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op (2019) Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Biology - "program allows students to choose projects from a range of disciplines including: cell, molecular, and developmental biology; genetics; evolutionary biology; structural biology; microbiology; neurobiology; and physiology"
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Cambridge, MA - co-op (2019) MIT Summer Research Program - Areas of Research include microbiology
Mayo Clinic, Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, Rochester, MN - co-op (2019) Summer Lab Science Program (not considered an internship by Mayo Clinic) - "During the program, you work in one of Mayo's clinical labs. These may include: biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, genetics, transfusion medicine, anatomic pathology, and hematopathology" - not sure if this is a paid opportunity
Medical College of Wisconsin, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Milwaukee, WI - co-op, application (2019) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - "areas of research that previous SPUR participants have been exposed to include Microbiology
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Graduate Studies, Charleston, SC - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - ..."match SURP participants with a laboratory whose work is focused in one of the priority areas: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Biostatistics & Epidemiology, Cancer Biology, Cardiovascular Biology, Cell & Molecular Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics, Cell Regulation and Signal Transduction, Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences, Genetics and Genomics, Microbiology & Immunology, Neuroscience and Addiction Research, Oral Health Sciences, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Regenerative Medicine & Cell Biology
Michigan State University, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI - co-op (2019) Research Experiences for Undergraduates - Participating Faculty Labs include Plant Soil & Microbial Science
Mississippi State University, Computer Science and Engineering, Mississippi State, MS - co-op (2018) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "Solid background in computer science or the life sciences; Projects include "Computational Approaches to Study the Transmission and Pathogenesis of Mycobacterium ulcerans" and "Genomics for Studying the Role of Polyamine Metabolism in Pneumoccal Virulence"
Mississippi State University, Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State, MS - co-op (2019) Summer REU: Food, Energy, and Water Security - Research projects include the growth of biomass impacted through soil amendment, the creation and purification of biofuels from organic matter
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Moss Landing, CA - co-op, more details and application (2019) Summer Internship Program - Potential project areas include Microbiology
Morehouse College, Public Health Sciences Institutes, Atlanta, GA - co-op, application (2017) Project: IMHOTEP An Undergraduate Training Program in Public Health (scroll down for more details) - "designed to increase the knowledge and skills of student trainees in biostatistics, epidemiology, and occupational safety and health" "..control and prevention of disease and leads such efforts against malaria, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis.
Mountain Lake Biological Station, Allegheny Mountains of Southwestern Virginia - co-op (2019) Mentors and Research Programs Accepting REU Students include Co-infection and Disease Tolerance
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Areas of Research include include microbiology

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, Bethesda, MD - co-op, application (2019) NIDDK Diversity Summer Research Training Program (DSRTP) for Undergraduate Students - "Systems under study include viruses, prokaryotes and eukaryotes, including yeast and mammalian cells"
National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD (and other locations) - co-op (2019) Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research - Brief Program Summary for many of the participating NIH organizations: includes National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Park Service (and the University of Washington), many locations - co-op, application directions (2019) Future Park Leaders of Emerging Change Available Internships include Bacterial Water Quality Monitoring Coordination
Noble Research Institute, Ardmore, OK - co-op, more details, application (2019) Lloyd Noble Scholars in Plant Science - Applicable related fields include, but are not limited to: Analytical Biochemistry, Applied Genomics, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genetics/Genomics, Genetics of Disease Transformation, Metabolomics/Proteomics/Functional Genomics, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular Breeding, Molecular Plant Pathology, Phytochemistry, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Structural Biology, Viral Evolution
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2019) BIT SURE: BIoTechnology-based Sequencing-based Undergraduate Research Experience - Mentors and Projects in areas of microbiology
North Carolina State University, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, Raleigh, NC - co-op, application (2019) Integrative Molecular Plant Systems Undergraduate Research Experience
North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Raleigh, NC - co-op, more details and application (at bottom) (2019) scroll down to Kelman Summer Research Internships - "Research projects for Kelman Scholars range from genomics and biotechnology to applications of the latest technologies to investigate disease ecology and management" - "The complex interactions of microbes and hosts make Plant Pathology a stimulating and versatile biological discipline"
North Carolina State University, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Raleigh, NC - co-op (2019) Basic and Environmental Soil Science Training - "..developing skills in chemistry, physics, microbiology, ecology, geology, and hydrology.."
Northeastern University, College of Science, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates Program - Example projects include microbial biofilm assembly and DNA damage response, behavioral and molecular aspects of immunity, and mitochondrial DNA inheritance in developing oocytes
Northern Illinois University, Institute for the Study of Environment, Sustainability, and Energy, DeKalb, IL - co-op (2019) Water Quality in the Yucatan Peninsula, in and around Cancun, Mexico (requires passport or US green card) - "Students from a wide variety of backgrounds and disciplines will be mentored by faculty from Geology, Microbiology, Hydrology, Geochemistry, Public Health..."
Novozymes, Franklinton, NC - co-op (2019) Technical Service and/or R&D Internships - "Enrollment in a BS, MS or PhD degree program focusing in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Microbiology.."

Ohio State University, Department of Molecular Genetics, Columbus, OH - co-op (2019) Participating faculty research areas include Microbiology
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH - co-op (2019) scroll down to Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship - Some SURF Faculty Mentors have research in areas of microbiology
Oklahoma State University, Biobased Products and Energy Center, Stillwater, OK - co-op, more details (2017) Interdisciplinary Approach to Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy Development - "Disciplines to Choose: Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University, Beaverton, OR - co-op (2019) Summer Fellowship Program includes research neurodevelopment, neuroendocrinology, neurodegeneration, cancer, aging, mental illness, brain injury, addiction, obesity, reproductive health, immune response to infectious agents, and stem cells

Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine/Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program - 2018 projects included Microbiology and Immunology
Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Orient Point, NY - co-op (2017) Research Participation Program - Biodefense Research Opportunities in Foreign Animal Disease - "be completing an undergraduate (B.A., B.S. or equivalent) degree in microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, virology, epidemiology, computational biology, biostatistics, or other discipline related to foreign animal diseases"
Purdue University, School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN - co-op (2019) Veterinary Scholars Summer Research Program - "..summer research fellowships for ... undergraduate students.." - "Applicants may indicate preference for research in any of the following areas: infectious diseases and immunology, cancer, neuroscience, musculoskeletal biology and orthopedics, and animal welfare science and human-animal bond

Rockefeller University, New York, NY - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program - "..broad range of areas including biochemistry; structural biology and chemistry; molecular, cell and developmental biology; immunology; virology and microbiology; neuroscience; physics; and mathematical biology"
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine, New Brunswick, NJ - co-op, appplication (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - not sure if this is a paid opportunity - Research Projects include areas of microbiology
Rutgers - State University of New Jersey, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Newark, NJ - co-op, application (2019) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduate Students - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology · Bio Terrorism · Cancer Biology · Cell Biology · Drug Discovery · Microbiology · Molecular Medicine · Molecular Genetics - Immunology · Neuroscience · Stem Cell Biology · Biomedical Engineering

Sackler Institute at the NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - SURP Research Disciplines include: Biomaterials Science, Biomedical Imaging, Biostatistics, Cellular and Molecular Biology, Developmental Genetics, Epidemiology, Genome Integrity, Immunology & Inflammation, Microbiology, Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Oncology & Tumor Immunology, Molecular Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Physiology, Stem Cell Biology, Systems & Computational Biomedicine
Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, FL - co-op, application guidelines (2019) scroll down and select Florida Campus REU Program: Surfing the Interface Between Chemistry & Biology - Scripps Research's five departments: Chemistry; Immunology and Microbiology; Integrative Structural and Computational Biology; Molecular Medicine; and Neuroscience
SETI Institute, Mountain View, CA - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates program for highly motivated students interested in astrobiology research; "..projects spanning the field of astrobiology, from microbiology to planetary geology to observational astronomy."
Shannon Point Marine Center, Anacortes, WA - co-op (2017) "..research projects have included work on ---; marine microbial ecology..."
Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, near Annapolis, MD - co-op (2019) Research Projects available in Microbial Ecology
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Marine Resources Division, Columbia, SC - co-op (2015) "there will NOT be a MIMES Program in 2016" - Minorities in Marine and Environmental Sciences (MIMES) Internship Program - "Mentors experienced in various fields of marine, environmental and coastal ocean science (including...microbiology..)"
Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT - co-op, application instructions (2019) Summer Undergraduate Fellows in Plant Health and Protection - "Research projects may be field- or laboratory-based in areas including microbiology"
Stanford University, Stanford, CA - co-op, application (2019) Stanford Summer Research Program/Amgen Scholars Program - participating departments include Microbiology & Immunology
State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY - co-op, application (2019) CLIMB UP for Summer Research - Participating Mentors in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
include Microbiology and Immunology
State University of New York at Buffalo, Institute for Strategic Enhancement of Educational Diversity, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2019) Summer Research Experience - Participating Schools and Departments include Microbiology and Immunology
State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo, NY - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - participating departments include Microbiology and Immunology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Pediatric Oncology Education Program, Memphis, TN - co-op, application (2019) Pediatric Oncology Education Program - participating Departments or divisions include Infectious Diseases

Texas A&M University Health Science Center, College of Medicine College Station, TX - co-op (2019) Summer Research Program - Mentors from Medical Microbiology
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Lubbock, TX - co-op (2018) Summer Accelerated Biomedical Research Internships - Previous Mentors included Immnology and Infectious Diseases
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT - co-op (2019) Summer Student Program - research areas include Immunology and Infectious Disease
The John Innes Centre, (and The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Earlham Institute), United Kingdom - co-op (2019) The International Undergraduate Summer School - provides UK and non-UK students the unique opportunity to spend the summer on research in microbiology, cell biology, developmental biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, molecular biology and computational and mathematical biology
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson College of Life Sciences, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - research areas: Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine, Genetics, Genomics & Cancer Biology, Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis, Neuroscience, Tissue Engineering
Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, AZ - co-op (2019) Helios Scholars Program - Be a graduate of an Arizona high school by June 10, 2019, OR currently attend a college/university in Arizona - "genetic components of diabetes, neurological disease and cancer; pathogens such as Valley Fever and antibiotic resistant bacteria; translational bioscience: laboratory research, computational biology and bioinformatics; unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases, including cancer, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and rare childhood disorders
Tufts University, School of Engineering, Medford, MA - co-op (2019) Analysis & Design of Complex Biological Systems using Data Science - "...research areas across life sciences and engineering, including Chemical and Biological Engineering, Microbiology
Tulane National Primate Research Center, Covington, LA - co-op (2019) Summer Research Program - "Comparative Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Regenerative Medicine and Veterinary Medicine's Environmental Enrichment Unit"

University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Public Health, Birmingham, AL - co-op (2019) Minority Health International Research Training Program - Research projects in Guatemala, Jamaica, Peru or Swaziland - "research experience in the areas of nutrition, tropical infectious diseases, reproductive health and/or sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/AIDS or chronic disease"
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2019) Amgen Scholars Program - Research Areas include Microbiology
University of California at Berkeley, Integrative Biology, Molecular & Cell Biology, Plant & Microbial Biology, Berkeley, CA - co-op (2019) NSF Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program Integrating Biology from Molecules to Ecosystems
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2019) Amgen Scholars Program - UCLA Amgen Scholars Program Faculty include areas of Microbiology
University of California at Los Angeles, Graduate Programs in Bioscience, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2019) Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - Life and Biomedical Sciences (SPUR-LABS) - Research Opportunities include Biochemistry, Biophysics, & Structural Biology; Bioinformatics; Cell & Developmental Biology; Gene Regulation; Genetics & Genomics; Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis; Molecular, Cellular & Integrative Physiology; Molecular Pharmacology; Neuroscience; Physics & Biology in Medicine
University of California at Los Angeles, Institute for Quantitative and Computational Biology, Los Angeles, CA - co-op (2019) Bruins-In-Genomics (B.I.G.) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Research Projects in Host Pathogen interactions
University of California Davis Health System, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Sacramento, CA - co-op, 2019 application (2019) Hugh Edmondson Summer Research Internship Program - One Previous Internship Project was Intestinal Microbiota and the Presence of Clostridium difficile in Healthy and Symptomatic Patients
University of California at Riverside, Department of Plant Pathology & Microbiology and Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, Riverside, CA - co-op (2017)
University of Chicago, Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, Chicago, IL - co-op (2019) - MGCB REU Trainers in areas of Plant defense against bacterial infection, and bacterial virulence mechanisms
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO - co-op (2017) not offered in 2017 - REU in Environmental Sustainability - one Participating Faculty member does research in Environmental microbiology, bioaerosols,acid mine drainage
University of Colorado, Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO - co-op (2019) Graduate Experience for Multicultural Students Program summer research program - "Research projects in the fields of biochemistry, molecular genetics, cell and developmental biology, human medical genetics, immunology, microbiology...
University of Connecticut, Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, Stoors, CT - co-op, application (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates - "research opportunities in the areas of renal and muscle physiology; developmental neurobiology, synaptic plasticity and neural circuits; and other areas in molecular and cell biology, microbiology and immunology."
University of Georgia, Athens, GA - co-op (2019) Population Biology of Infectious Diseases
University of Georgia, Department of Genetics, Athens, GA - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Fellowships in Genetics - "Research in the areas of ...prokaryotic molecular genetics ..."
University of Georgia, Department of Microbiology, Athens, GA - co-op (2019) Molecular and Synthetic Microbiology - Accommodations and Support Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Participants
University of Georgia, Odum School of Ecology, Athens, GA - co-op, application (2019) Population Biology of Infectious Diseases - "Participating students’ main activity will be research in one or more of the following areas: bioinformatics, ecology, entomology, epidemiology, evolutionary biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, public health, veterinary medicine, and wildlife biology"
University of Georgia, The Plant Center, Athens, GA - co-op (2019) Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU): Crop Genetics and Genomics - "Demonstrated interest in agrisciences or majoring in biology, plant biology, genetics, horticulture, microbiology, life sciences, or agricultural sciences"
University of Hawaii Manoa, Manoa HI - co-op (2018) DNA-based Discoveries in Hawaii’s Biodiversity - "...mentored by a diverse faculty from the departments of Biology, Botany, and Microbiology"
University of Idaho, Department of Biological Sciences, Moscow, ID - co-op (2019) REU Summer Program in Molecular and Organismal Evolution - Faculty Mentor with the following project: Bacterial plasmid evolution
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Pharmacy, Chicago, IL - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program - Program Mentor areas include microbiology; mechanisms of antibiotic action; Drug discovery from aquatic microorganisms, cyanobacteria
University of Iowa, Graduate College, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2019) Summer Research Opportunities Program - Available mentors in Microbiology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Iowa City, IA - co-op (2019) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microbiology
University of Kansas, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates: Emerging & Established Model Systems - Projects in areas of microbiology
University of Kansas, Department of Molecular Biosciences, Lawrence, KS - co-op (2018) From Molecules to Cells to Organisms - "Areas of research interests range from studies on protein folding and protein design, to investigations of mechanisms of cell-cell communication, cell division and cell migration, to studies on the genetics of complex traits, tissue development, and host-parasite interactions."
University of Massachusetts-Boston, Department of Biology, Boston, MA - co-op, more details and application (2019) Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Integrative and Evolutionary Biology - Research Topics (subject to change) include: Bacterial cell cycle and symbiosis; Marine microbial and ecosystem ecology; Molecular microbial ecology
University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Graduate Studies in the Health Sciences, Jackson, MS - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - "Students may work with faculty on cutting-edge research in the following disciplines: Host-Pathogen interaction, Infectious disease"
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO - co-op (2019) Cell and Molecular Biology- "be pursuing a major in biology, biochemistry, microbiology or related fields"
University of Montana, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Missoula, MT - co-op (2018) one project entitled "Small Molecule Drug Discovery from Extremophilic Microbes"
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2019) Summer Research Programs - Applied Plant Systems - Related fields: Microbiology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2019) Summer Research Programs - Bioenergy Systems - Related Fields: Microbiology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Redox Biology Center, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2019) Summer Research Programs - Redox Biology - Related Fields: Microbiology
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska Center for Virology, Lincoln, NE - co-op (2019) Summer Research Programs - Undergraduate Summer Research Experience in Virology
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Department of Pathology/Microbiology, Omaha, NE - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Life Sciences, Las Vegas, NV - co-op (2019) Mechanisms of Evolution - includes Mentors in areas of microbiology
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC - co-op (2019) Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR) Program - Research Areas include Bacteriology, Pathogenesis & Infection
University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Department of Biological Sciences, Charlotte, NC - co-op (2018) REU Summer Program: Biology and Biotechnology - Example Projects include study of microbial populations for biofuel development or water treatment
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN - co-op (2018) Analytical Chemistry REU - "The program welcomes students with backgrounds in...Biology..." - "..detect environmental contamination or food adulteration, discover and manage bacterial drug resistance, test pharmaceutical quality, and even diagnose human and animal diseases to impact the lives of people all over the world"
University of Notre Dame, Department of Biological Sciences, Notre Dame, IN - co-op, application (2019) Integrative Cell and Molecular Biology - Faculty Projects include several in areas of microbiology
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Graduate College, Oklahoma City, OK - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Participating Programs and Research Areas (scroll down) include microbiology
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Graduate College, Oklahoma City, OK - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience in the Native American Research Center for Health - Participating Programs & Research Areas (scroll down) include microbiology
University of Oregon, Biology Department, Eugene, OR - co-op (2019) University of Oregon R25 Summer Research Program - "participate in ongoing National Institute of Child Health and Development funded research in a mentored research program"- Participating Faculty with research in areas of microbiology
University of Pennsylvania, Biomedical Graduate Studies, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Internship Program - Areas of Research (scroll down) include - Microbiology, Parasitology, and Virology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Center for Molecular Studies in Digestive and Liver Disease, Philadelphia, PA - co-op (2019) Undergraduate Student Scholars Program - Research interests of Center Investigators (program faculty) include Microbe and host immune responses program
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Interdisciplinary Biomedical Graduate Program, Pittsburgh, PA - co-op (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Program - Participating Programs include: Cell Biology and Physiology, Cellular and Molecular Pathology, Molecular Genetics and Developmental Biology, Molecular Pharmacology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Biophysics and Structural Biology
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY - co-op (2019) Summer Scholars Program - program mentors include Immunology, Microbiology and Virology
University of Southern California, Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, Catalina Island, CA - co-op (2019) Coastal Ocean Processes - past research topics included "Microbial diversity and ecology"
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN - co-op (2019) Microbial Community Interactions and Functions
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX - Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Houston, TX - Houston, TX - co-op, more details (2019) Micro-SURP - "directed at students with a strong interest in obtaining a Ph.D. who are interested in microbiology research"
University of Texas Medical Branch, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Galveston, TX - co-op, application (2019) Neuroscience Summer Undergraduate Research Program - "you will learn biomedical neuroscience research skills related to cell and molecular biology, translational sciences, toxicology, infectious disease research, stem cells, and tissue engineering"
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, TX - co-op (2019) Amgen Scholars Program - Faculty Mentors in areas of Molecular Microbiology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, TX - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program - Research Areas include: Biomedical Engineering, Cancer Biology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Science, Institute of Chemical Biology, Nashville, TN - co-op, application (2019) Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Program in Chemical Biology - "...designed to introduce chemistry, biochemistry and biology students to the research processes..." - Faculty Participants include Microbiology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2019) Vanderbilt Institute for Infection, Immunology, & Inflammation; Germs, Defenses, & Diseases Undergraduate Research Program (renamed "Germs, Defenses, & Diseases Undergraduate Research Program")
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2019) Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) – Summer Research Program - Students can select research projects in the following areas: Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2019) The Molecular and Cellular Biology Summer Program - "for undergraduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the biomedical sciences. Participating departments include: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology and Immunology, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Neuroscience, Pathology, and Pharmacology"
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Summer Science Academy, Nashville, TN - co-op, Application (2019) Vanderbilt Minority Summer Research Program - "Students can select research projects in the following areas: Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Cancer Biology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Cellular & Molecular Pathology, Chemical & Physical Biology, Human Genetics, Microbiology & Immunology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, Neurosciences, Pharmacology
Vermont Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (VT EPSCoR), Saint Michael's College, Colchester, VT - co-op, application (2019) Basin Resilience to Extreme Weather Events (BREE) - Details for each internship position - "research for 10 weeks in one of the following areas: Water Chemistry & Microbiology"
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, VA - co-op (2017) Summer Student Program in Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Public Health Epidemiology

Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY - co-op (2019) Research Experience for Undergraduates - Projects in several areas of Microbiology
Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, WA - co-op (2018) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - Research Projects and Faculty Mentors in areas of microbiology
Washington University in St. Louis, Institute for Public Health, St Louis, MO - co-op (2019) Summer Research Program: Public and Global Health Track gain experience in the fields of public and global health research (especially infectious diseases and pediatrics)""
Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Office of Biomedical Graduate Programs, Detroit, MI - co-op, application (2019) Summer Undergraduate Research Experience - "The program provides dynamic research experience in Immunology and Microbiology"
Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Cornell University, New York, NY - co-op (2019) ACCESS Summer Research Program - "Students will have the choice of performing research in one of these eight disciplines: Biochemistry and Structural Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology, Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Physiology, Biophysics, & Systems Biology, and Computational Biology and Medicine"

Yale University, The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute for Biological, Physical and Engineering Sciences, New Haven, CT - co-op (2019) Interdisciplinary Research Training Across Biology, Physics, and Engineering - faculty affiliated with the program include those in Microbial Pathogenesis

Zoetis, Parsippany, NJ (US Corporate Headquarters); most co-op opportunities are in Kalamazoo,MI & Richland, MI - co-op (2019) some opportunities require an advanced degree (check each listing for location and details)