Dec 30 Gen-I NOW Message: Apply by Feb 2 for the 2016 Summer Student Program at The Jackson Laboratory

Klahowya! – (Greetings! in the Chinook Jargon)

This NOW message shares information about the Summer Student Program at Jackson Laboratory. 

The Jackson Laboratory is now accepting applications for its 2016 Summer Student Program. All application materials, including recommendation letters, are due by February 2, 2016.

The Summer Student Program (SSP) is a ten-week research internship in genetics and genomics open to US high school and undergraduate students. Internships are offered at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, and at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut. SSP interns are provided a weekly stipend and other benefits including full room and board and round trip travel from home to the Laboratory.

Participants will conduct independent research as part of a lab team seeking to advance our understanding of the causes and treatment of disease. Students may select from a range of projects including bioinformatics, computational biology, genomics, development, neurobiology, reproductive biology, metabolism, immunology, aging, cancer, and many more.

Click here for a full program description and here for eligibility information. Students must apply onlineand all supplemental materials must be received by the February 2, 2016 deadline.

The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution, dedicated to contributing to a future of better health care based on the unique genetic makeup of each individual. Click here to learn more.



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