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Center for Colon Cancer Research - Summer Undergraduate Minority Research Program


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Columbia South Carolina
Deadline: Early March


Dr. Douglas Pittman

Department of Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

University of South Carolina

715 Sumter Street

Columbia, SC 29208


Rising juniors and seniors; Minimum 3.0 GPA; Any major related to biomedical or public health research; Underrepresented minority: African-American, Hispanic American, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander


The Center for Colon Cancer Research (CCCR) at the University of South Carolina is leading the development of innovative and groundbreaking research in colorectal cancer. One of the primary goals of the CCCR is to foster the progression of young scientists, and we are seeking undergraduate students to participate in research internships in a cancer-related field (e.g., biological sciences, pharmacy, public health).

Program details:

  • 10 week program
  • $4,000 stipend, on-campus housing, and up to $1,000 travel expenses
  • Summer research symposium
  • Professional development workshops and research seminars