SPIN

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From their looks of cheerful expectation, you might think the eight undergraduates gathered around a U-shaped table in the BU School of Medicine anatomy lab are waiting to see a movie or a band. Except the next thing they do is don lab aprons, gloves, and safety glasses.

Then neuroanatomy instructor Joseph Goodliffe, a MED postdoctoral researcher, brings out the brains. (From the article by Joel Brown in BU Today).

SPIN ’19 is an onsite, 8-week intensive program in neuroscience offered by the Departments of Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine. SPIN offers classroom instruction in neuroanatomy, hands-on research experience in a neuroscience lab, and clinical exposure in both the neurosurgery clinic and operating room.

SPIN is open to rising junior and senior undergraduate students interested in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, computer science, and medicine. Admission is based on academic performance, letters of recommendation, and a personal statement.  Tuition does not include room and board. Proof of current immunizations required before accepted students can begin the course.


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Dates: June 3 – July 26, 2019

Tuition: $4,000

Room and Board is an additional fee.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2019

BU SPIN Program Application

For more information, please contact:

Lee Farris

leeanne@bu.edu