Biomedical Research Apprentice Program (BioMedRAP) is a 1-week summer research program for individuals from disadvantaged backgrouds or individual from ethnic groups underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. The program’s goal is to provide individuals with an in-depth research experience to help prepare them for Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. programs Participants work on independent research projects with faculty. The program will also feature journal clubs, seminars and individualized career counseling. The program will provide housing and a stipend of $3000.