SummerLab 2016 Sessions:

Session 1: Go for the Glow, July 11-15

Session 2: Go for the Glow, July 18-22

Session 3: Clinical Connection, July 25-29

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Go for the Glow: Production and purification of Green Fluorescent Protein 

Open to rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders and matriculating college freshmen.

Go for the Glow is focused on the central concepts and skills of recombinant DNA technology as it applies to biotechnology. The use of green fluorescent protein (GFP) allows students to visualize the processes of gene expression, lysis, and purification.

Clinical Connection: A Medical Research Challenge

Open to rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders and matriculating college freshmen.

Clinical Connection is focused on exploring medical research and techniques. This hands-on week will introduce the use of cutting edge technology to research disease and the processes involved in the development of potential treatments.

At the end of all sessions on Friday, students will present their work at a poster session, to be followed by a reception. Parents, friends, family, and BUSM faculty are all invited.

Fast Facts

  • SummerLab tuition is $1000 per session.
  • This is a day program.
  • Both commuters and boarders are welcome.
  • Housing is available on the Charles River campus (for cost of housing, please check the “Application Information” page).
  • Food, transportation and lodging are not provided for commuters.
  • SummerLab is a program for students entering the 10th–12th grades as well as matriculating college freshmen.
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