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Canary Cancer Research Education Summer Training (CREST) Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
The Canary CREST Program is a 10-week paid internship program at our world-class research center dedicated to early cancer detection, the Canary Center at Stanford. We offer a unique summer research training opportunity for undergraduate students. Each participant will be matched with a Stanford University Faculty mentor who will help them craft a research project. The successful applicant can expect to work in a dynamic state-of-the-art lab environment on challenging projects that involve a broad range of research techniques. Additionally, students will learn about the field of cancer early detection (from in vitro diagnostics to in vivo molecular imaging) through specially-designed short classroom sessions, as well as participate in professional development and career seminars. The program culminates with a Symposium, where students present individual posters on their research projects in front of their peers, faculty and lab mentors, and other Stanford scientists.

Undergraduate students enrolled in two- or four-year colleges or universities are eligible to apply. We encourage applications from groups underrepresented in the sciences. Students will receive $4,000 for participation in the program. The program also offers housing and travel assistance.


Application Deadline: 2/16/2018
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Program Dates: 6/18/2018 - 8/24/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Stanford University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Computational Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Nanotechnology
STEM Fields

Keywords:
Bioinformatics
Cancer
Data Analysis
Diagnostic Devices
Evolutionary Genetics
Image Processing
Mathematical Modelling
Medical Imaging
Microfluidics
Molecular Imaging

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)


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