Application Deadline is
April 10, 2014!
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How to Apply
Baltimore, MD/Washington, DC
Foundations of Biomedical Research
Credit hours: 3
Dr. Randy Wadkins, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
May 14-26, 2013
Course Fee: $1995 (resident), $2195 (non-resident)
- Visit the historic Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and have lunch with oncology faculty
- Visit the NIH Institute on Aging and learn about the role of chemistry in treating disease associated with aging
- Discover how the oceans are providing materials and medicines for the future at the Center of Marine Biotechnology
- Learn about the role of museums in creating a science-literate society at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History
- Discuss science funding and research policy with Congressional leaders
- Meet with researchers at the Lombardi Cancer Center at Georgetown University.
- Visit the campus of the National Institutes of Health and learn about collaboration and internship opportunities at the NIH
In addition to time on The University of Mississippi campus, students will spend five nights in the Baltimore\Washington, DC area.
This program is for chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, biology, and pharmacy majors, and for any other student interested in learning about the workings of biomedical science in the context of private and government agencies. Students must have successfully completed CHEM 222 and 226.
An orientation session will be held April 25 in Oxford. Students will spend five nights in the Baltimore/Washington, DC area from May 14-19. Students will then spend May 21 on Oxford’s campus to discuss proposals, with the final lab report due May 26.
Students will make their own air travel arrangements to and from the Baltimore/Washington, DC area. Group ground transportation will be provided. Shared accommodations will be provided.
Program cost is $1995 for resident students and $2195 for non-resident students. Included in the cost are tuition, housing, group ground transportation, a group dinner, museum admissions and tours. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, meals, airfare, airport transfers, and personal spending money
*Please verify specific dates with instructor before making travel arrangements