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2024 Department of Systems Biology Research Program

Why should I apply?

• Intense research experience in state of the art laboratories

• Travel and housing is paid for and arranged by the program

• Transportation is provided week days to and from the campus

• There will be plenty of networking and social opportunities among program participants and the Department of Systems Biology faculty and lab members

• A stipend will be provided

• The first year is limited to six students to provide a personalized experience



The application submission deadline is March 1, 2024.

                                  Application Instructions

           The online application must include the following upload documents:

      • A current resume
      • Copy of a current unofficial transcript
      • Copy of previous undergraduate institution transcripts
      • A personal statement (1-2 pages describing personal background interest & why you would like to be part of this program)
      • Two (2) letters of recommendation (uploaded by recommenders)

        The application submission deadline is March 1, 2024

  • We will only accept 7 students to the program this year.
  • Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. 
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Contact us for more information

For questions, please contact Program Co-Directors Dr. Rob Brewster (Robert.Brewster@umassmed.edu) or Dr. Marian Walhout (Marian.Walhout@umassmed.edu)

Or Administrative Coordinator: Kristen YanickKristen.Yanick@umassmed.edu