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The Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SMART) Program


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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior

Description:
The Summer Undergraduate Research Training (SMART) Program was developed to provide frontier-level, biomedical summer research projects for undergraduates in a supportive environment with supplemental educational activities.

The program offers:

Nine paid weeks of biomedically related research in a broad range of areas Research and professional development seminars designed for undergraduates Free SMART GRE prep workshops Career development activities Designated housing near Baylor College of Medicine.

Your position has a compensation package of approximately $5,000. Depending on the funding source, your compensation will be all salary or a combination of salary and allocation for housing or travel. In addition to everything you learn about science through research, daily seminars, discussion groups, and extra activities; the experience of getting to know the other participants and people here at Baylor College of Medicine is extraordinary.

We welcome students from all science and math majors, and even non-science majors with appropriate background and interest. Projects span the spectrum of biomedical science, including projects in bioengineering and computational biology.

Our program has gained nationwide recognition from students, their advisers, and granting agencies as one of the most successful ever created due to our incomparable resources in the Texas Medical Center and people who truly believe in opening doors of opportunity to college students..
upcoming deadlineaccepts non-us citizens

Application Deadline: 1/1/2019

Program Dates: 5/27/2019 - 7/27/2019

Participating Institution(s):
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Baylor College of Medicine (Lead)

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Biochemistry
Bioengineering
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Cellular Biology
Genetics & Genomics
Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Neuroscience
Physiology

Keywords:
Biochemical Engineering
Biogeochemistry

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This program is funded by:
National Institute of Health (NIH)
U.S. Dept. of Defense


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