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Secondary Students and Undergraduates

LSLC photo at benchWilmot aims to offer cancer research programming for undergraduate students as well as secondary students, particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds.

Secondary Students


Undergraduate Opportunities​

  • Wilmot members offer a variety of research opportunities for undergraduates. The University of Rochester’s Office of Undergraduate Research can help students connect with these opportunities.
  • Summer Scholars is a unique program offered to undergraduates interested in pursuing combined MD/PhD training, in collaboration with Graduate Education and the Center for Advocacy, Community Health, Education and Diversity (CACHED).
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) is a 10-week academic program designed to strengthen the science, clinical and research skills of selected college students.
  • Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) encourages underrepresented minorities who hold a recent baccalaureate degree in the biomedically relevant sciences, to pursue a research doctorate.