65 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
Harvard-MIT Summer Institute at MGH
Year Program Started: 2002
Max. Participants/Year: 10
Application Deadline: 01/14/2017
Program Timeframe: June 5, 2017 - August 4, 2017
Academic Level Targeted: college
Racial/Ethnic Focus: African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Other Hispanic, White non-Hispanic
Type of Program: research
Program Attributes: non-credit, housing provided, mentors/advisors provided
Program Acceptance Requirements: class year (Rising junior or senior)
Primary Science Discipline(s) Targeted: biochemistry, biology, biophysics, biotechnology, engineering (biomed), physics, science (computer, mathematical), statistics/biometrics/biostatistics
Additional Comments: NSF REU Program.
This program provides undergraduate student participants with research experience in the field of biomedical optics. Students come together over the summer to engage in cutting-edge projects at the Wellman Center for Photomedicine at MGH under mentorship of Harvard faculty members. The program objective is to inspire talented students to pursue advanced research, education, and careers in science & engineering. Underrepresented minority students are encouraged to apply.