Summer Undergraduate Research at Gerstner Sloan Kettering

29 October 2018

The Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences sponsors a week research program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in biomedically related sciences. Students will have the opportunity to:

  • obtain hands-on research experience in cutting-edge laboratories
  • interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students
  • attend weekly luncheon seminars, with presentations by faculty
  • attend workshops to improve and develop presentation and interview skills
  • present their research at a special poster session at the end of the program

Students will learn from scientists who are conduction research in:

  • developmental biology and genetics
  • signal and pathways involved in the control of cell proliferation
  • cell-cell interactions, adhesion, and protein targeting
  • tumor immunology, immunotherapy, and transplantation biology
  • genomic integrity and human cancer genetics
  • drug development, drug resistance, and clinical therapeutics
  • chemical biology and structural biology
  • computational biology

Students who are interested in applying must submit an application form, essay, official transcript, and two letters of recommendation. The application form can be found here.

The application deadline is February 1, 2019. Students who are accepted will be offered a stipend and housing.