Summer Program

 

Summer Research Program in Biomedical Big Data Science

Program Dates: June 1 – August 7, 2020

The Ma’ayan Laboratory’s Summer Research Training Program in Biomedical Big Data Science is a research intensive ten-week training program for undergraduate and graduate students interested in participating in cutting edge research projects aimed at solving data-intensive biomedical problems. Summer fellows training in the Ma’ayan Laboratory conduct faculty-mentored independent research projects in the following areas: data harmonization, machine learning, cloud computing and dynamic data visualization.

2020 Program Flyer

Eligibility Requirements

To be considered for this program, applicants must be:

  • US citizens, permanent residents or temporarily authorized to work (e.g. for a job / internship under OPT/CPT)
  • Undergraduate or master’s student in good academic standing
  • Available to work full-time (40 hours per week) on their research project in the Ma’ayan Laboratory and take part in all program activities (e.g., weekly meetings, enrichment lectures, and the project presentation session).

Benefits

  • Direct research experience with projects aimed at solving data-intensive biomedical problems.
  • Summer fellows training in the Ma’ayan Laboratory will earn a $8,000 salary for the ten-week training period. The salary is subject to all federal, state, and local taxes.
  • Interaction with computational experts in the Center and members of the Ma’ayan Laboratory through weekly meetings, enrichment lectures, and a project presentation session.

Who Should Apply?

  • Students majoring in Computer Science, Informatics, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Chemistry/Chemical Sciences or Biological Sciences and have an interest in Biomedical Big Data Science.
  • Members of all underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2020 at 12 Midnight Eastern Time
  • Submit an online application form
  • E-mail your resume and an unofficial copy of your school transcripts in PDF format to Sherry Jenkins, Program Manager at bd2k.lincs.training@gmail.com.
  • Please have your recommender email a letter of recommendation on your behalf directly to Sherry Jenkins, Program Manager at bd2k.lincs.training@gmail.com.

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Questions about our Summer Research Training Program?

Please contact Sherry Jenkins (Program Manager II) at sherry.jenkins@mssm.edu.