Students sought for UR Summer Science Academy

February 15, 2000

Applications are available for the University of Rochester Summer Science Academy, scheduled for July 10-August 4. The annual program offers high school students interested in biological science the benefit of university faculty and facilities.

The four-week Summer Science Academy consists of both guided and independent lab projects, discussion workshops, computer labs, seminars and field trips. 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 four-week program is $750; a limited number of financial aid scholarships are available.

The deadline for applications is May 1. 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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