Students sought for UR Summer Science Academy

March 01, 2001

Applications are available for the University of Rochester Summer Science Academy, scheduled for July 9-20. The annual program offers high school students interested in biological science the benefit of UR faculty and facilities.

The two-week Summer Science Academy consists of both guided and independent lab projects, discussion workshops, and computer labs. It emphasizes microbiology, immunology, molecular biology and genetics.

Applicants must currently be in grades nine through 12, have taken at least one year of high school biology or an equivalent, and have a strong interest in science. Tuition for the two-week program is $450; a limited number of financial aid scholarships are available.

The deadline for applications is May 31. For more information contact Dina Markowitz, Ph.D., director of the Summer Science Academy, at (716) 275-3171. Information may also be found at www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/mbi/acad.html.

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