The Partnership Summer Research Program offers college and medical trainees from the University of Puerto Rico System an opportunity to explore biomedical research as it relates to cancer, to gain firsthand experiences and mentorship in basic, clinical or translational research alongside world-renowned faculty, as well as to attend targeted institutional lectures and seminars. Some of the program benefits include:
- active participation in the technical aspects of projects, interpret experimental data, as well as present findings;
- mentorship in the fundamentals of scientific research, which include application of techniques, experimental design and analysis, as well as how to present and publish findings suitable for peer review;
- introduction to the clinical problems presented by cancer patients through time spent in clinical areas; and
- numerous opportunities to attend seminars and lecture series on a wide variety of research topics.
Return visits are offered to trainees demonstrating a sincere interest in biomedical research and an outstanding research ability during their visit.
Applications will be accepted December 1, 2022 through February 3, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
The 2023 Summer Experience will run June 6 through July 28, 2023.
Travel and Housing Support
A stipend is awarded to subsidize students' expenses so that they may participate in the program.
For more information contact:
Summer Research Program
MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler St. - Unit 1440
Houston, TX 77030-4009