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MPRC/Conte Center Summer Undergraduate Research Program

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Our NIMH-funded Silvio O. Conte Center currently invites applicants for our Summer Undergraduate Research Program. This program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to conduct research in preclinical and clinical laboratories at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center and other laboratories of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore.

In addition to a mentored hands-on research experience, students will participate in a didactic lecture series, research and ethics discussions with faculty, literature journal club, a career development seminar, and a Scholars' Research Day at the end of the summer. Throughout the summer, students will work and interact with various faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and research assistants while gaining experience in preclinical and/or clinical research. Students will enhance their independent thinking and develop communication and presentation skills necessary to becoming a successful scientist.


Summer scholars will receive a stipend for a 10-week commitment

On-campus housing is available at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)dormitory


Students with undergraduate student status during the program dates

GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Ideal candidates have a strong interest in pursuing a graduate degree

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
accepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 2/15/2018
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Program Dates: 5/29/2018 - 8/3/2018

Participating Institution(s):
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University of Maryland, Baltimore (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Cellular Biology
Medical Sciences
Molecular Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Psychology & Behavioral Sciences

Behavioral Neuroscience
Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognitive Sciences
Mental Health

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)

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