Students accepted into the program are assigned to work with a research scientist or a clinical oncologist who is actively engaged in research at the Emory University School of Medicine. Students will work in a professional setting with their faculty mentor, as well as laboratory technicians and graduate students, in their assigned wet or dry lab. Students will learn specific laboratory protocols enabling them to address the question or problem and yield unique experimental results.
The program consists of both academic and practicum components. Qualified applicants must have completed three years of laboratory-based science classes that include advanced courses in chemistry, biology, and mathematics.
Students must be age 17 or older by May 31, 2016 to be eligible for the 2016 program. There are NO EXCEPTIONS to the set age requirement due to regulations set by Environmental Health and Safety and Winship Cancer Institute.
Winship Cancer Institute does not provide for housing, meals, parking or transportation.