Wednesday, December 9, 2009

2010 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Applications are now being accepted for the Thomas Jefferson University College of Graduate Studies Summer Undergraduate Research Program. Thomas Jefferson University is an internationally recognized academic health center with over $140,000,000 in sponsored biomedical research programs that provide a wide variety of opportunities for student research training. Jefferson College of Graduate Studies offers academic programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in a variety of biomedical areas. Additional information about graduate training opportunities at Jefferson can be accessed from their website.

In an effort to acquaint you with our academic programs and areas of ongoing research, Jefferson College of Graduate Studies sponsors summer research positions that provide opportunities for upper-level undergraduate students (those who have completed their junior year), to work in the laboratories of active faculty researchers. The program is designed to provide a rich experience for those students interested in pursuing their graduate studies in the biomedical sciences.


  • A stipend of $3,500 plus on-campus housing accommodation
  • A ten-week research experience from June 1 through August 7, 2010

Research Program Options Include:

  • Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Molecular Pharmacology & Structural Biology
  • Cell & Developmental Biology
  • Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis
  • Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine

Application filing deadline: February 1, 2010. You can apply through the website. Follow the instructions on the first page of the application to submit your application by e-mail.

Alternatively, you may contact:

Marc Stearns, Director of Admissions and Recruitment, or
Kara Snyder, Admissions Assistant
Jefferson College of Graduate Studies
Thomas Jefferson University
1020 Locust Street, Suite M60
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Telephone: 215-503-4400

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