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Preprofessional Opportunities

Preprofessional Opportunities

Yale University School of Medicine

Details

Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: New Haven Connecticut
Deadline: Early February

Contact

Doreen E. Coburn, Program Manager

Office of Multicultural Affairs
Yale School of Medicine
PO Box 208036
New Haven, CT 06520-8036

(203) 785-2129

Eligibility

Candidates must have completed their sophomore year in college, be from educationally and economically disadvantaged backgrounds, demonstrated academic excellence in math and science courses, have substantial volunteer experiences and community service, be committed to caring for the under-served and disadvantaged, and be citizens or permanent residents of the US.

Description

Biomedical Science Training & Enrichment Program (BioSTEP) is designed to introduce underrepresented minority groups to biomedical research. Participants work in the laboratories of faculty members. Research training opportunities include: clinical research, cellular & molecular physiology, neuroscience, genetics and developmental biology, immunobiology and pharmacology. Participants are provided with a stipend of about $4,500, travel expenses and room and board.