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Broad Cancer Genomics Scholars Postbac Program


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Academic Level:
Post-Baccalaureate

Description:
The Broad Institute invites graduating seniors and graduates from the past two years to apply for our newly launched post-bac program, the Broad Cancer Genomics Scholars (BCGS).

An innovative, two-year program run jointly by the Broad Diversity Initiative and the Cancer Program, BCGS offers participants a comprehensive, structured and immersive experience that includes groundbreaking research, academic and career guidance, and advanced skills in scientific communication.

Participants will carry out research as paid, full-time Associate Computational Biologists or Research Associates, working side by side with leading scientists within the Broad Cancer Program.

An interdisciplinary community with more than 30 laboratories across Boston and Cambridge, the Broad Cancer Program is a world leader in genomic studies of cancer biology. Working with computational, experimental, and chemical biologists, BCGS scholars will conduct research on a range of ambitious and collaborative projects.

Program Eligibility

Applicants must have:

' Completed a four-year university or college degree not more than one year before the start of the program

' Majored in the biological, physical or computer sciences, engineering, or mathematics

' Attained a minimum GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale

' Participated in significant prior research experience

'An interest in issues around diversifying the sciences

Program Timeline

Application posted: October

Compensation

$38,000 - $60,000, depending on experience and skills
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Application Deadline: 1/26/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Biology
Cellular Biology
Chemistry
Computational Sciences
Computer Sciences
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience

Keywords:
Bioinformatics
Cancer
Computational Biology
Computational Genomics
Genomic Analysis

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