The research program for undergraduates in biotechnology and bioengineering provides students the opportunity for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE) program for undergraduate research in biotechnology and bioengineering at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA provides undergraduate students the opportunity for cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research in the areas of applied molecular and cellular biology, bioengineering, computational biology, drug discovery and development, as well as exposure to related ethics and business topics.
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Pharmaeconomics, June 27-July 15 (online)
Public Health and Virology, June 27-July 15 (online)
Population Health, June 27-July 8 (online), July 11-29 (in-person)
Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine, June 27-July 15 (online)
Immunology, June 27-July 15 (online)
Drug Discovery, June 27-July 8 (online), July 11-29 (online)
Individual Projects, June 27-July 29 (in-person)
Areas of Research
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An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:
All completed applications will be reviewed after the March 31 deadline. We take a holistic look at each applicant, and place great importance on letters of recommendation and your personal statement. We will strive to notify you about the status of your application as soon as possible.
The SURE program is appropriate for motivated undergraduate students majoring in biology, chemistry, engineering, or related disciplines. One of the program goals is to promote the success of women and underrepresented minorities in science and engineering
There is a $20 application fee.
If you are in need of an application fee waiver, please contact email@example.com.
Students participating in the in-person program sessions are financially responsible for their transportation, housing, and food throughout the program.
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