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Summer Program for Undergraduate Research - Life and Biomedical Sciences (SPUR-LABS)

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Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

The UCLA SPUR-LABS summer program provides a rigorous research training experience for undergraduates with interests in a broad range of bioscience disciplines-from molecules to organisms and from basic to translational science. Exceptional research training, integrated with professional development activities, will prepare students to succeed in leading Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs. The program aims to contribute to diversity, inclusion, and the elimination of barriers to participation in bioscience research careers and is designed for students participating in honors research programs that foster transition to doctoral programs (such as Maximizing Access to Research Careers-MARC, Initiative for Maximizing Student Development - IMSD, and Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation - LSAMP).

Application Deadline: 2/1/2018
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Program Dates: 6/24/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of California, Los Angeles (Lead)

Program Materials:
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Academic Disciplines:
Bioinformatics & Genomics
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Molecular Biology

Molecular Biology
Molecular Genetics
Molecular Imaging

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