2019 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Program Dates: May 26 - August 2, 2019 (Ten Week Program)


Program Description

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a non-credit, ten-week, structured research experience sponsored by UMMS Office of Outreach Programs. The program consists of "hands-on" laboratory research with an investigator serving as a mentor, role model and advisor. 

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and UMMS Provost’s Office Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE).


The program is designed to provide participants in-depth exposure to actual bio medical research. Participants will create career-building connections between researchers, post docs, graduate students, and peers. The program encourages participants to consider biomedical research as a viable career choice.

Why should I apply?

• Intense research experience in state of the art laboratories

• Summer Research Fellows receive a stipend of $4000. Stipends are paid to participants in three payments over the ten week program

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

• Transportation is provided week days to and from the campus

• Participants prepare and present a professional research poster 

Contact us for more information

Phone: 508-856-2444   |   Email: summer.research@umassmed.edu