• Participate in research for 10 weeks
  • Learn computational techniques
  • Contribute to the solution of important problems facing the world
  • Work full-time from home on your computer
  • Career development workshops and networking events
  • $7000 stipend for 10 weeks
  • Assistance with hardware and connectivity, if needed
  • Opportunity to present your work at a national conference at a later time


  • Undergraduate in good standing at an accredited college or university
  • Majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, bioengineering, biology, physics, computer science or other field related to the topic
  • United States citizen or permanent resident
  • Available to work full-time June 8 – August 14


  • Students who were accepted to another 2020 REU that was cancelled because of the pandemic
  • Rising seniors for whom Summer 2020 is your last opportunity to join an REU


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Northeastern University

Virtual Research Experience for Undergrads

Principal Investigators

Dr. Mary Jo Ondrechen

Dr. Mary Jo Ondrechen
Dr. Steven Lopez

Dr. Steven Lopez
Dr. Mona Minkara

Dr. Mona Minkara


Send your completed application document with your college transcript and arrange for two letters of reference to: The closing date for the completed application is May 25, 2020.