Baylor College of Medicine: Summer Medical and Research Training (SMART) Program

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 Deadline: 

Not Specified
   

Start Date: 

May 26, 2014
   

Duration: 

9 weeks, May 26 to July 25, 2014
   

Location: 

Houston, Texas
   

Area of Interest: 

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

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

The SMART program offers participants an intense 9-week research experience in the biomedical studies. Participants are paired up with labs eager to mentor an undergraduate. This pairing is based on the applicants research interests and previous experiences. Every lab is well funded and offers the best equipment to facilitate an independent research project. Students will have the opportunity to work on projects that span the spectrum of biomedical science, including: biochemistry, biomedical engineering, cancer studies, cardiovascular sciences, cell and molecular biology, cell biology, computational biology, developmental biology, gene therapy, immunology, microbiology, molecular biophysics, molecular genetics, molecular pathobiology, neuroscience, nutrition, pediatrics, pharmacology, physiology, and structural biology. Students will also participate in a series of seminars, career building events, GRE prep courses, and will also have the chance to shadow physicians and observe their work.
   

Benefits: 

Approximately $4,500 (before taxes) for nine weeks. The compensation may be all salary or a mixture of salary, housing, transportation allowance depending on funding source.

   

Major(s): 

Biomedical Engineering

   

GPA: 

3.0

   
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: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Gayle Slaughter
Summer Medical and Research Training Program, Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, N204K
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: (713) 798-5915    
Email: smart-program@bcm.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.bcm.edu/smart/
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