The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is accepting applications for three competitive summer programs for Oklahoma college students interested in science. The deadline for the first program is Monday, Jan. 25.

Oklahoma IdeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)

The deadline for the INBRE program is Jan. 25 for regional university students and Feb. 16 for community college students. INBRE is open to undergraduate students who have completed 30 hours of college credit and scored well in science courses.

The objective of the program is to provide undergraduate students first-hand experience working in a biomedical research laboratory. Scholars accepted into the OUHSC program will work in the INBRE Bioinformatics Core, which provides genomics and informatics support, DNA sequence analysis and data cleanup, advice on taxonomic analysis of this DNA sequence data and support for proposed microarray experiments.

For more information, go online to www.okinbre.org or contact Sasha Smith at ssmith@osrhe.edu or 225-9419.

Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)

The deadline for the SURE program is Feb. 12. Applicants must have completed two years of undergraduate study at an institution in the United States and must be currently enrolled. A record of high academic achievement in science course work and some experience in laboratory research is expected.

For more information, go online to www.ouhsc.edu/graduate/SURE.htm or contact Cheryl Walk at cheryl-walk@ouhsc.edu or 271-2489.

 

Native American Research Center for Health (NARCH)

The deadline for the NARCH program is March 12. Applicants must be members of any Oklahoma tribe with preference given to Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole tribal members.

Applicants must have completed two years of undergraduate study at an institution in the United States and must be currently enrolled and in good standing. A record of high academic achievement in science course work and experience in laboratory research or health sciences is desired.

For more information, go online to www.ouhsc.edu/graduate/NARCH.htm or contact Cheryl Walk at cheryl-walk@ouhsc.edu or 271-2489.

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