Archive for the ‘Biology’ Category

University of California – Berkeley: Amgen Scholars

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

University of California, Berkeley – Amgen Scholars

UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the 2012 Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program in Science and Biotechnology. This national program provides participants with the opportunity to conduct research with a faculty member, communicate their science in poster and oral presentations, receive a stipend, housing, meal plan, and transportation to and from the UC Berkeley campus.

Program dates are May 28 – August 3, 2012, and the application deadline is Thursday, February 1, 2012.


New York University School of Medicine: Medical Sciences

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

New York University School of Medicine – Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

Students conduct research and are exposed to the excitement of an academic medical environment at a major research center. Students may work with faculty of their chosing in the disciplines of biochemistry, bio-informatics, biomedical imaging, cellular and molecular biology, clinical investigation, computational biology, developmental genetics, forensic pathology, immunology, microbiology, molecular oncology, neuroscience and physiology, parasitology, pharmacology, structural biology and virology. Stipend, travel, and housing provided.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Summer Research Program

10-week summer research-intensive training program in the biological sciences, neurosciences or biomedical-related fields to undergraduate sophomores and juniors. Students will conduct research under the direct supervision of a research mentor in a field of their interest and will learn a range of skills, both technical and intellectual, that will help them develop into successful scientists. Housing and stipend provided.

BROAD Institute of MIT and Harvard: Research in Genomics

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

BROAD Institute of MIT and Harvard – Summer Research Program in Genomics

The Summer Research Program in Genomics is designed for non-graduating underrepresented minority undergraduate students with an interest in genomics and biomedical research.  Students will spend the summer in a laboratory at the Broad Institute, where they will perform original scientific research.  The program also features components to support both academic and scientific growth, including scientific seminars, a journal club, and workshops on scientific writing, graduate admission, and fellowships.  Housing, travel, and stipend are provided.

University of Washington School of Medicine: Native American Center of Excellence

Monday, November 15th, 2010

University of Washington School of Medicine – Native American Center of Excellence
Summer program designed to encourage Native American students to pursue medicine as a career, to encourage research on Native American health issues, and to prepare Native American students for a career in academic medicine.

University of Washington School of Dentistry: Medical and Dental Education Program

Monday, November 15th, 2010

University of Washington School of Dentistry – Summer Medical and Dental Education Program
8-week program designed to provide students from minority and/or disadvantaged backgrounds with a thorough exposure to the medical and dental school application and admissions process, while providing them with the tools they will need to increase their competitiveness for medical and dental school. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

University of Virginia: Field Biology

Monday, November 15th, 2010

University of Virginia – REU Site Program: Field Biology at Blandy Experimental Farm
This is an undergraduate research program in field Biology and Conservation Ecology. Students work with mentors to develop original research in the general rea of Field Biology. Housing and stipend provided.

Stony Brook University: AGEP

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Stony Brook University – AGEP (Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate)
8-week program designed to provide a wide range of services to underrepresented minority doctoral students in the STEM fields as well as to the STEM departments and graduate programs.

The University of Utah: Integrative Biology REU

Monday, November 15th, 2010

The University of Utah – REU Integrative Biology for Undergraduates
9-week program for Students who come from underrepresented backgrounds and from institutions with limited research opportunities. Students accepted to the Program will have the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of projects that employ molecular techniques. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-Dallas: Biological Sciences

Monday, November 15th, 2010

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas – Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF)
10-week program desgiend to provide an intensive research training experience that leads to an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of basic answers to current questions in the biological sciences. Fellows will pursue individual research projects under the direction of a member of the graduate school faculty. Housing and stipend provided.