Who Is This For?

Our program provides you with research experience in a state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratory as a prelude to pursuing a PhD.  At the end of our program, you'll know if a biomedical research science career is right for you.

Why Should You Apply?

Your exposure to high caliber research in our program will help you decide if a career in biomedical research is for you. Your experience in our program can be your foot in the door to our PhD program or one at another university.

What Will You Do?

You will conduct research as part of a research team in one of our participating departments:

Discover how to select a summer program that provides valuable research fundamentals and enables you to explore a potential career path in biomedical research.

How to Apply

Apply online right now. In addition to the online application, you will need to submit your undergraduate transcripts and a personal statement separately. You will also need a letter of recommendation, submitted directly by your reference.

Application Deadline

January 15, 2021

Important Details

Program Dates

June 1 to August 6, 2021 (10 weeks)




U.S. citizens or permanent residents in their sophomore year or later at the time of application. We do not accept pre-medical students.  Some level of previous undergraduate research experience is recommended.


On-campus housing is provided (if available).

Due to the potential for continued travel restrictions and uncertainty about on-campus housing availability in summer 2021, we will prioritize applications from local students who do not require housing.

Contact Us

Contact us if you have questions about our admissions process or program.