Description: Students will conduct research under the direction of a faculty member. Assignments will be made based upon availability of research opportunities and according to the mutual interests of the faculty sponsors and student participants. Oral presentations are made at the conclusion of the summer.
Pre-requisites: Two years of science must be completed by the beginning of the summer program.
Undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year
US citizens or permanent resident
Competitive undergraduate GPA
Letter of recommendation from a science professor
Demonstrated interest in biomedical or public health research.
Length of program: 8 weeks (June-July); 9am-5pm Monday to Friday schedule. Students must have no conflicts with jobs or classes.
Expenses: Fellowships of $3000 will be awarded; housing is not provided.
Selection: Applications are reviewed, followed by an interview for selected applicants. 7 to 10 students are selected for the program each summer. Notices of acceptance are mailed in April.
Applications are available online(paper copies are available in the pre-health advising office) and are due by March 1, 2012. Completed applications should be forwarded to:
Summer Research Program SUNY Downstate Medical Center