Wellman Center for Photomedicine
65 Landsdowne Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Director: Seok Yun

Contact: Jim Schulz
P: (617) 768-8705

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.