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Preprofessional Opportunities

The Institute for Genomic Research


Category: Summer
Type: Research
Location: Rockville Maryland
Deadline: Early March


TIGR Summer Internship Program
9712 Medical Center Drive
Rockville, MD 20850-3319

(301) 795-7394


All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. Students must have completed course work in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics or Computer Science, or have an equivalent background. A “B” average both overall and in science courses is required.


The Institute for Genomic Research is a not-for-profit research institute with interests in structural, functional and comparative analysis of genomes and gene products. The summer fellowship program provides an environment the enables hands-on science training in methods in molecular biology, informatics and DNA sequencing. Each fellow will be assigned a mentor who is a member of the Institute’s faculty. The mentor will have responsibility for training the fellow and assigning, supervising and reviewing the fellow’s work Undergraduate fellows will receive between $815-$925 stipend bi-weekly.