2016 IOSP Fellows at EB 2017

The APS Integrative Organismal Systems Physiology (IOSP) fellowship provided hands-on summer research experience for undergraduate students from groups underrepresented in science. The program helped students explore biomedical research careers and provided exposure to IOS mission areas of comparative and evolutionary research.

For more information, click on the links to the left:

  • About the Program: Provided background information on the program goals, objectives, and activities;
  • Application Information: Provided information on how to apply for the program, selection criteria, and program benefits and stipend;
  • Awardees: Meet the past APS IOSP Fellows
  • Program Impacts: Provided information on the program evaluation and impacts;
  • Funding Sources: The IOSP fellowship was supported by the APS and a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Integrative and Organismal Systems (IOS) Division.
  • Program Staff: Contact our staff with questions about the program.

See the Resources below for more information about the NSF, IOS, APS Comparative & Evolutionary Physiology Section and information about individuals underrepresented in STEM.

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APS is no longer offering the IOSP Fellowships. For a complete list of past awardees, click here.


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