The Institute for NanoBioTechnology at Johns Hopkins University offers undergraduate students from colleges and universities around the country a chance to participate in research projects in the exciting and rapidly growing area of nanobiotechnology, a place where biology, medicine, and nanotech meet. Enjoy 10 weeks of research in the fields of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering in a hands-on, graduate level laboratory.
Research areas include:
- Engineering for Cancer Therapies
- Stem Cell and Regenerative Engineering
- Diagnostic Tools Engineered for Early Detection
• To provide students with a greater understanding of the development and applications of nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering.
• To give students a solid grounding in research methodologies in these areas.
• To inspire students with a deeper appreciation for the contributions that improved technology in nanotechnology for biology and bioengineering can make to our lives.
• To grant students with a truly unique educational experience, with research at the core, while at the same time serving as an ideal foundation for future graduate work.
Each student will enjoy the advantages of:
- Hands-on, graduate-level laboratory research experience.
- Guidance from faculty and graduate student mentors.
- Development and refinement of important laboratory and communication skills.
- Networking with experienced scientists.
- Stipend, paid housing, and travel allowance to concentrate on research and other professional development skills.
Desired Skills & Experience
- Undergraduate students from all institutions who have at least completed their freshman year and will not be graduating before the start of the program.
- Under-represented students in science and engineering are encouraged to apply.
- Per NSF guidelines, only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply, Johns Hopkins University students are not eligible.
- GPA of 3.5 or better.
- Available for at least 10 weeks during the summer of 2020.
The application closes on February 1, 2021.
NSF stipend, paid housing, and travel included.
*Program participation is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions.