Dear Applicants:


It is with much regret that we contact you to let you know the summer 2020 REU program on Microbial Symbiosis and Diversity at the University of Arizona has been cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. As our program relies primarily on hands-on laboratory research, we are unable to offer a meaningful REU experience during Summer 2020. We understand this news comes as a major disappointment to all applicants, but this decision has been made with your safety and that of our community in mind. We strongly encourage you to apply to the REU on Microbial Symbiosis and Diversity next year for Summer 2021.


Be safe and stay well,


Patricia Stock and Gayatri Vendantam

Program Directors

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