Harvard – MIT Summer Institute at MGH

Wellman Center for Photomedicine
65 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

P: (617) 768-8704
F: (617) 768-8710

Director: Seok (Andy) Yun

Contact: James Schulz
P: (617) 768-8705
F: (617) 768-8710

Harvard – MIT Summer Institute at MGH

Year Program started: 2003

Max. Participants/Year: 10

Application Deadline: mid January

Program Timeframe: June - August

Academic Level Targeted: College

Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Other Hispanic, Mexican American, Native American, Puerto Rican

Type of Program: Mentoring, Research

Program Attributes: Housing provided, Stipend provided, Mentors/advisors provided

Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (undergraduate)

Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biotechnology, engineering (biomed), science (biomed)

Additional Comments: Ten undergraduate students admitted each summer pursue full-time laboratory research for nine weeks, working in one of the laboratories at the Wellman Center. In addition to research, students attend lectures and research seminars. All student participants are accommodated in the dormitory at the MIT campus, receive weekly stipends, and participate in various peer group activities.