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CURE Summer Research Program in the biomedical sciences


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Academic Level:
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Description:
CURE (Cancer Undergraduate Research and Education) is an undergraduate summer research program for underserved college students who are interested in pursuing careers in the biomedical sciences. For eight weeks, students will work full-time (35-40 hours/week) alongside top cancer researchers in state-of-the-art laboratories. Senior scientists act as mentors and work with CURE students on nationally funded laboratory research projects. Students are introduced to the basics of cancer biology and receive career guidance through weekly seminars presented by faculty members.

Participants in the CURE program receive a taxable stipend of approximately $4,000. In addition, housing is provided on the Evanston Campus of Northwestern University for students living outside the Chicago area along with air travel to Chicago. Trainees may work on either the Chicago or Evanston campuses, which are connected by a free shuttle bus.


Participating Institution(s):
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Northwestern University (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology

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


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