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Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR)


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Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
UNC's Summer of Learning and Research (SOLAR) Program is an intensive 10-week experience designed to prepare minority students for graduate research and careers in science. The program is open to rising juniors and seniors from underrepresentated populations from 4 year colleges and universities around the country. Our goal is to provide undergraduate students interested in careers in biomolecular research with an opportunity to carry out independent research projects under the guidance of a UNC faculty mentor. This intense summer research experience will introduce you to cutting-edge research and will provide you with a realistic view of graduate school and biomedical research careers. You will be immersed in the research process, including the design of a research project, methods for conducting controlled experiments, data collection, data analysis, and team-work, in addition to participating in weekly journal clubs and professional development workshops. We will help you develop strong scientific communication skills and you will have the opportunity to present your work in the cross-campus summer research poster session at the end of the summer.
accepts non-us citizens

Program Dates: 5/21/2017 - 7/28/2017

Participating Institution(s):
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University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Biology
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Medical Sciences
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Physiology

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