Summer Research Program Information
Institution: University of Washington
Division: Department of Genome Sciences
Program: Genome Sciences Summer Research Program for Undergraduates
Academic Area(s): Medical & Life Sciences (Biochemistry, Biology, Ecology & Evolution, General Medical & Life Sciences, Genetics & Genomics), Genome Sciences. Broad range of topics, including the genetics of E. coli, yeast, C. elegans, Drosophila, and mouse; human and medical genetics; mathematical, statistical and computer methods for analyzing genomes, and theoretical and evolutionary genetics; and genome-wide studies by such approaches as sequencing, transcriptional and translational analysis, polymorphism detection and identification of protein interactions.
Academic Eligibility: interest in PhD and/or MD/PhD, undergraduate
Other Academic Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be members of an ethnic group that is underrepresented nationally in the biomedical sciences: African-American, Hispanic, Native American, Pacific Islander- Currently enrolled in and returning to college following the summer research program to continue their undergraduate studies. We expect that competitive applicants will have had some college-level science coursework. Applicants who would like to work in a computational lab should have taken college-level calculus and have basic programming skills.
Underrepresented Groups: Underrepresented In Science Encouraged, Minorities Encouraged
US Citizen: Yes
Permanent Resident: Yes
Deadline: End-Jan
GPA Minimum:
Duration: 9 weeks
Stipend: Yes
Travel: Yes
Housing: Yes
Meals: Yes
Contact Name: Brian Giebel, Dr. Christine Queitsch
Contact Title:
Phone #: 206.543.4282
City: Seattle
State: Washington
ZIP: 98195