Drexel University College of Medicine Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship


The overarching purpose of the SURF program is to provide students with an opportunity to greatly enhance their analytical and technical scientific research skills, while earning a stipend to support their participation. Research interns are mentored by Drexel Med faculty, who work in various disciplines including biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, pathobiology, pharmacology and physiology.

Host Institution(s)

Drexel University (Philadelphia, PA)

Citizenship Requirements



Applicants must have an interest in pursuing biomedical research as a career and must be in good standing at their school. Students must reside within a reasonable commuting distance of Drexel Med during the full term of the program (SURF program does not provide housing). Sophomores and juniors (as of Spring 2010) are given priority, although freshmen may apply. Seniors expected to graduate in 2010 are not eligible. Selection will be based on the student’s academic undergraduate record, research experience, letters of recommendation, and statements of research interests and career goals.

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