Undergraduate Research Programs

 

The following standing biomedical research opportunities are available to Duke and non-Duke students

Amgen Scholars Program at Duke

Description: The Amgen Scholars Program (ASP) at Duke provides an intensive research experience for undergraduates interested in biotechnology and drug discovery. Scholars conduct independent research with outstanding faculty, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students on diverse projects linked to drug discovery.  

Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program (B-SURF)

Description: B-SURF is an 8-week summer research program for rising sophomores (currently enrolled Duke students). Students are accepted and placed in one of Duke's biological and biomedical science laboratories  

Summer Training in Academic Research (STAR) Program

The Summer Training in Academic Research (STAR) Program provides a high-quality, 8-week clinical research experience for undergraduate students, high school students, and middle and high school teachers during the summer academic break.

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine 

Description: The Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine supported by an R25 grant from the National Institutes of Health, is an annual 10-week program through participation in a training program  focused on genome science. This program is open to full-time first- and second-year underrepresented minority (URM) students at any college or university. Fro additional information: