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Programs for College and Graduate Students

These undergraduate research programs are run by faculty members affiliated with the University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston, a unique collaboration between MD Anderson and UTHealth. Participation in one of these programs would provide hands-on research experience in a biomedical field, and an introductory example of a graduate (Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.) research career. The programs differ by institutional locale and funding source but all provide rich scientific environments and opportunities for career enhancement.

1) CPRIT - MD Anderson
Experience in laboratory-based cancer research.
What documents are required for application?   Apply to program

Research experience in basic science laboratories and in population-based and behavioral studies.
What documents are required for application?    Apply to program

 3) The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Summer Research Program - UTHealth
Research experiences in basic science, translational or clinical science related to a broad spectrum of diseases.
Apply to program

 4) Research Training in the Molecular Basis of Infectious Disease (MBID) - UTHealth
Translational research as it relates to clinical infectious diseases.
Apply to program

 5) Houston Laboratory and Population Sciences Training Program in Gene-Environment Interaction - UTHealth
Research that explores aspects of environmental interaction with genes that impact human health.
Apply to program

MD Anderson Program Dates

Acceptance Notification Deadline 
April 1, 2014 

Documentation Due 
May 1, 2014 

Appointment Letter Received 
May 19, 2014 

Online Onboarding Complete 
May 26, 2014 

Summer Experience Check-In 
June 3, 2014 

Summer Experience ends
Aug. 8, 2014

MD Anderson Event Dates

Welcome Reception
June 6, 2014

Lunch Lecture
June 13, 2014

Lunch Lecture
June 20, 2014

Lunch Lecture
June 27, 2014

Lunch Lecture
July 11, 2014

Lunch Lecture
July 18, 2014

Lunch Lecture
July 25, 2014

Poster Session/ Elevator Speech Comp
August 8, 2014

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