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Summer Research Opportunity Program in Biology


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

Description:
The Undergraduate Summer Internship is our headline program for bringing new minds into our scientific community. Each year, we recruit a vibrant cohort of undergraduates with a passion for science and a curiosity about what doing a PhD or MD/PhD might look like. Interns are paid $6000 and provided with housing to work in labs at Harvard's Quantitative Biology Initiative and the Department of Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School for 9 weeks. Interns learn together as a cohort through interactive journal clubs and workshops, and participate in Harvard seminars and activities.

Participants in our summer program can expect to emerge with: (i) increased confidence in scientific research, writing, and communication; (ii) increased awareness of the research opportunities and career paths a biology PhD offers; and (iii) connections with the Harvard faculty, students, and researchers who make our university great. Participants will also gain a group of peers who are also embarking on an exciting adventure into higher education in science and medicine.

Internships will be in-person, Covid permitting, with students working on independent research projects in labs either on the Harvard campus in Cambridge, MA or the Harvard Medical School Campus in Boston, MA. Housing will be provided for each intern. A free Harvard shuttle that connects the two campuses will be available to all interns. Travel costs will be covered separately for admitted students to support travel to Harvard at the start of the internship and return to their home location at the end.
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Application Deadline: 2/7/2022

Program Dates: 6/13/2022 - 8/12/2022

Participating Institution(s):
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Harvard Medical School (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Applied Mathematics
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Physics

Keywords:
Bioinformatics
Computational Modeling
Developmental Biology
Integrative Biology
Mathematical Modelling
Microbial Biology
Quantitative Biology

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