Donnelly Centre Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Apply to our summer undergraduate research program to learn about biology and biomedical science through hands-on experience with some of the latest technologies.

Program Features:

  • You will be conducting research in the laboratory of a top tier scientist.
  • You will attend research seminars and interact with leading faculty in the fields of systems biology, computer science and bioengineering.

 

Expectations:

Students are expected to engage in no fewer than 12 weeks of full-time research, beginning in May.

 

Eligibility: 

In order to participate in the Donnelly Centre Undergraduate Research Program you will be expected to:

  • Be enrolled in an undergraduate program at a Canadian University* immediately prior to the engagement and are expected to return to full-time studies at the end of the engagement.
  • Secure a supervisor

*International students should first review opportunities on the website of the Center for International Experience prior to contacting a Donnelly faculty member.

To find a supervisor, read about our faculty members to find potential supervisor whose research interests fit yours.

Contact your potential supervisor with the following:

  1. A cover letter that outlines why you would like to work with them, including your understanding of their research
  2. A description of your own research experience and career goals
  3. An up-to-date resume that includes your program and year of study
  4. An (unofficial) transcript

 

Student Awards:

You may be eligible for an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA). To learn more about NSERC USRA go here.

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