Washington University BioMed Research Apprentice Program (RAP)

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 Deadline: 

February 3, 2014
   

Start Date: 

May 27, 2014
   

Duration: 

10 weeks, May 27 through August 2, 2014
   

Location: 

St. Louis, MO
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The Washington University Biomedical Research Apprenticeship Program (BiomedRAP) is designed to provide individuals interested in a career in biomedical science with an intensive 10-week laboratory experience at one of the top research institutions in the nation. Participants will engage in an independent research project under the mentorship of graduate faculty at the Washington University School of Medicine. Program activities include journal clubs, seminars, individualized career counseling, graduate school application workshops and social activities. The program will conclude with a symposium featuring research presentations by participants. A number of workshops will be provided that introduce major experimental systems and techniques; weekly discussion sessions with graduate students and faculty on current research advances and literature and ethical issues in biomedical research.
   

Benefits: 

$4,000 stipend, housing and many meals

   

Major(s): 

Developmental & Cell Biology
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Biological Sciences, Neuroscience, Chemistry, Mathematics, Genetics

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Official Transcripts and photo
 

Contact: 

Ms. Rochelle Smith
BiomedRAP Admissions, Washington University School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8226
St. Louis, MO 63110-1093
Phone: 800-852-9074    
Email: smithr@dbbs.wustl.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://dbbs.wustl.edu/divprograms/SummerResearchforUndergrads/Pages/BiomedRAP.aspx
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