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SummerLab 2015 Sessions:

Session Date   At Boston University Medical Campus
Session 1 July 7-10 Clinical Connection
Session 2 July 13-17 Clinical Connection
Session 3 July 20-24 Go For The Glow
Session 4 July 27- 31 Go For The Glow


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.

Dates: July 20 – 24, July 27 – 31

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.

Dates: July 7 – 10, July13 – 17

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; Session 1 is $800.
  • This is a day program.
  • Both commuters and boarders are welcome.
  • Housing is available on the Charles River campus (additional fees apply).
  • 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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