Training the Next Generation of Physician Scientists

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Please complete the following online application for the 2021 Summer Research Fellowship Program.

The deadline for receipt of applications and supporting documents is January 29, 2021. We will notify applicants about the status of their applications in early March.

About You

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Faculty Mentor Selection

List the names of three potential mentors from our list of participating faculty. If you’re not sure which mentors you should select, contact the program co-directors for guidance.

Statement of Research Interests

In one to two pages:

  • Discuss why you are interested in research.
  • Describe the role a summer research experience in infectious diseases, microbiology and immunology will play in your career and training plans.
  • Include a summary of your past research experience, if any. (Previous research experience is not required the program.)
  • Briefly outline the rationale behind your choice of potential mentors.

Your Statement of Research Interests will only be accepted as a PDF titled with this format: LastName.FirstName.Statement.pdf

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Curriculum Vitae

Your curriculum vitae (CV) will only be accepted as a PDF titled with this format: LastName.FirstName.CV.pdf

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You certify that the statements on this application are complete and accurate. You understand that withholding information requested on this application, giving false information, or submitting fraudulent or falsified documents will be grounds for denial or, if you are accepted, for dismissal from this program.

You are also confirming that you desire a formal review of your application. All materials filed in support of this application become property of the University at Buffalo.

Evaluation Criteria

  • commitment to and enthusiasm for a research experience
  • previous interest in research
  • potential importance of research experience to your career plans
  • academic and scholarly accomplishments

Timeline

January 29, 2021 Deadline for applications and supporting documents
March 2021 Fellowships offered to eight students
May 14, 2021
Abstracts due from student fellows
June 7, 2021 Fellowships begin
August 6, 2021 Fellowships end

Contact Us

If you have questions, please contact:

Sandy Post

Senior Administrative Assistant

Clinical Translational Research Center

Phone: (716) 881-8911

Email: sandypos@buffalo.edu