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posted 11.09.2010

UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences - Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

For the 18th consecutive year, UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is sponsoring the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program.  The goal of SURF is to give students an intensive, 10-week, research experience in a world class research environment.  Students immerse themselves in the laboratory and work on individual research projects with UT Southwestern Graduate School faculty.  Most areas of modern Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, and Pharmacology are represented.  In addition to research, SURF provides seminars, social events and an end-of-program poster session.  We have increased the number of fellowships for SURF to 75.  The SURF website and on-line application can be found at
Summer programs will run from June 6th through August 12th, 2011.  Don't worry if your classes are not out by June 6th- we allow students with such an issue to start SURF or QP-SURF late. Participants will be selected based on their essays, letters of reference, and course work. The stipend for the 10-week program is $4,000.  If a fellow requires housing, the costs will be covered by the program; however, fellows are responsible for paying their own travel expenses.  Our application deadline is February 9, 2011.  The value of this summer opportunity is great for those interested in careers in research.  Previous fellows have been enthusiastic about their experience; most have enrolled in excellent Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. programs.


posted 11.09.2010

Summer 2011 Undergraduate Internships at the Institut Pasteur for US citizens

The internships are a unique chance for undergrads to work in biological labs over the course of the Paris at the world-recognized Institut Pasteur!

Click here for a program flyer. The application may be downloaded from our homepage:

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posted 08.26.2010

UM PIBS Preview Event October 21-23, 2010.

In case you haven't visited the event web site lately, I wanted to make sure you and your students were aware that the Preview application is available.

Preview includes:
•   an all-expense-paid visit for selected participants
•   activities and workshops on applying and attending graduate  school at UM including the PIBS Fall Open House
•   one-on-one and group interactions with faculty and staff among our 14 graduate programs
•   networking with current graduate students and peers from across the country
•   tour of campus, facilities and the city of Ann Arbor

Application deadline: September 22, 2010 Please encourage top under-represented minority students to apply. Strong applicants will have a genuine interest in a Ph.D., extensive research experience, and strong letters of recommendation (this event is targeted toward students planning to apply for Fall 2011 admission). Please visit our how to apply page for more information.