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Male_Zebra_Finch_Artwork_GPazyMinoC_copyright_2007Students interested in joining Dr. Paz-y-Miño C.’s research should send an email to gpazymino@umassd.edu stating area of interest (e.g. evolution, behavior and cognition, acceptance of evolution, conservation, or sports sciences), previous experience and research background, a statement of purpose and goals, and 2-3 references with full contact information. Applicants usually join ongoing studies, or develop new projects. Short, mid- and long-term research opportunities are possible, as well as volunteering in graduate student projects. Several undergraduates have conducted senior- and/or Honors-thesis in the fields listed above. For BS degree information visit UMassD Admissions and Biology Program.

Female_Zebra_Finch_Artwork_GPazyMinoC_copyright_2007Master of Science Degree Applicants: our lab seasonally recruits master of science students for the Fall semesters. If interested in conducting bird behavior and cognition research, contact gpazymino@umassd.edu.  Application deadline for the Fall 2012 academic year is approaching (January 2012 for TAship lines, and March 2012 for non-TA). GRE and Biology-subject-GRE are required, and TOEFL for international applicants. The Department of Biology and UMassD is growing significantly, with new faculty and national/international graduate students. UMassD is located in one of the most attractive areas in New England, close to Boston, Cape Cod and Providence. A PhD program in Integrative Biology is in the making; potential applicants can contact us to explore the status of this possibility. For MS or PhD programs info visit UMassD Graduate Studies & Admissions and Graduate Program in Biology.