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Gene Ferrick <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 5 Sep 2013 12:10:28 +0000
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The Church Lab (Department of Genetics) at Harvard Medical School is
offering paid, 10-week summer undergraduate research internships for
underrepresented students interested in research careers in
genome sciences. Research topics include Molecular Biology, Computational
Biology, Genetics and Development, Cellular Biology, Bioinformatics,
Biotechnology, Biophysics, and High Throughput Sequencing.

Duration:  10-week internships will begin in mid-June 2014. All interns
are expected to devote 40 hours per week.

Housing:  Undergraduate interns who are not residents of the metropolitan
Boston area will receive assistance in securing free housing in the
vicinity of the Medical School.

Stipend:  $4,000

Eligibility:  Undergraduate applicants must be enrolled in a four-year
degree granting college or university. Please note that students must be
either U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents (Green Card holder) from
these underrepresented minority groups:  Black/African-American,
Latino/Hispanic, Native American/Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian, or
Native American Samoan/Guamanian.

Application Requirements:  Application form, official college transcript,
resume, 1000 word essay describing your academic and career goals, and how
this research experience in the Church Lab will complement those goals,
and two letters of recommendation from professors or other
college/university instructors of related science courses in which the
applicant has been enrolled. Application information and forms can be
located on this website:

Deadline:  All application materials, including the letters of reference
must be received by Friday, March 7, 2014.

Contact: Alex Hernandez-Siegel  [log in to unmask]