Curriculum

 

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DNA, Genes, and Drug Production

Open to rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders and matriculating college first-year students.

DNA, Genes, and Drug Production 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.

Summer 2021

Session 1  – DNA, Genes and Drug Production – July 12th-16th

Session 3 – DNA, Genes and Drug Production – July 26th-30th

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Clinical Connection: A Medical Research Challenge

Open to rising 10th, 11th, 12th graders and matriculating college first-year students.

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.

Summer 2021

Session 2 – Clinical Connection: A Medical Research Challenge – July 19th-23rd

Session 4 – Clinical Connection: A Medical Research Challenge – August 2nd-6th

 

Fast Fact

  • SummerLab tuition is $1200 for one week and $2000 for two weeks.
  • Both daily commuters and boarders are welcome.
  • Housing is available on the Charles River campus for $574 per week(rates based on 2020).
  • Food, transportation, and lodging are not provided for commuters.
  • SummerLab is a program for students entering the 10th–12th grades as well as those entering college.
  • At the end of all sessions on Friday, students will present their work at a poster session followed by a reception.  Parents, friends, family and BUSM faculty are all invited.