CPRIT Summer Undergraduate Fellowship in Computational Cancer BiologyFunded by Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) RP140443
APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2015 ARE CLOSED. SUMMER 2016 APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN IN LATE FALL 2015. Unique opportunity for undergraduates interested in computational cancer biology!
Our Computational Cancer Biology Training Program offers selected summer research undergraduates the chance to work one-on-one in labs with postdoctoral fellows who have mentors at the interface of two different research disciplines: one computational and one biological. This unique program offers you the opportunity to gain an interdisciplinary outlook on the problems presented in fundamental cancer research. You will be matched for a research experience in labs at multiple institutions in Houston and Galveston, Texas, according to your interests, previous knowledge and/or experience, and the availability of positions. You will work full time (~40 hours/week) during the 10-week period on an ongoing project in the lab, learning lab protocol and techniques. Your mentor will recommend scientific articles to read in preparation for your summer.
Program dates for 2015 are Wednesday, May 27 - Friday, July 31, 2015. Students are expected to participate in the entire program; time off for July 4 must be negotiated with your mentor. You will:
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Gulf Coast Consortia, MS 141 Attn: Melissa Glueck PO Box 1892 Houston, Texas 77251-1892
For further information contact Melissa
Glueck at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Gulf Coast Consortia administers this program; the GCC is comprised of Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, UT Health Science Center at Houston, UT Medical Branch at Galveston, and UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. Summer positions may not be available at all institutions during any given summer.