Pursue your interests in research and get firsthand professional experience as a student in our biomedical sciences programs.
Our programs take advantage of the school’s resources, from cutting-edge biomedical research labs to dedicated faculty actively engaged in clinical practice and translational research. We give you a rich, targeted educational experience and an inside track on the professional skills and knowledge you need to succeed in your career.
We know you have questions about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) could impact your impending enrollment, especially if you are traveling to us.
Our programs are in the medical school, giving you unique access to school resources, from cutting-edge biomedical research labs to dedicated faculty who actively engage in medicine through clinical practice and translational research.
Our research opportunities include summer or academic year fellowships sponsored by professional societies, volunteer positions in both basic and clinical sciences faculty labs, work in school-affiliated research centers and independent study to develop honors theses.
Our independent study programs give you the chance to pursue your research interests at an advanced level. You can conduct independent research under a mentor’s guidance or collaborate on ongoing projects in a mentor’s laboratory. Some area agencies also offer experience-building volunteer opportunities.
Our internships and rotations at sites including area hospitals, clinics, labs and research and development companies let you apply what you’ve learned in the classroom to research and professional environments.
Are you interested in pre-med, pre-dental or other professional health program, please visit UB's Prehealth Advising website for more information.