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Undergraduate Research Programs

The Graduate College at Rush University offers a research-intensive training program for students interested in biomedical sciences.

Summer Research Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program is a nine-week, intensive research program for undergraduate students. The program is designed to provide research experience and faculty lead mentorship to students interested in pursuing an advanced degree in the biomedical sciences. Interns will complete a rigorous independent research project and present their findings in poster or oral talk format at the end-of-summer research symposium.

Areas of research emphasis include:

  • Cardiovascular and Respiratory Biology
  • Immunity, Infection and Inflammation
  • Translational Cancer Research
  • Functions and disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Function and disorders of the Nervous System
  • Biotechnology
  • Clinical Research