Tufts University Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Program

http://sackler.tufts.edu/Admissions/Apply-to-Non-Degree-Programs/Building-Diversity-in-Biomedical-Sciences.aspx

The Building Diversity in Biomedical Sciences (BDBS) Program offers a ten week, mentored research experience for students interested in pursuing future PhD or MD/PhD studies.  The Program begins in early June and ends in August.  Trainees also attend scientific seminars and workshops on academic and career guidance, participate in organized social activities, and have free time to explore the Boston area.

Host Institution(s)

Tufts University (Boston, MA)

Citizenship Requirements

US citizens or US permanent residents are eligible to apply.

Eligibility

Applicants must be enrolled in a four-year undergraduate program, have successfully completed at least one year of college. The NIH and the Sackler School encourage applicants from members of groups that are under-represented in the biomedical sciences. The NIH has reported that groups under-represented in biomedical or behavioral research include African-American, Hispanic-American or Latino/a, American Indian, Alaskan Native, and Pacific Islander and members of economically disadvantaged families and disabled persons.

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