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Program dates: July 8-12, 2013

Application Deadline: May 3, 2013

Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) offers summer fellowships to high school students interested in computer science, mathematics, infectious diseases, the environment, and bioinformatics. This week-long program includes research activities and tours, and a discussion/lecture series.

High school students interested in math and science, who are able to provide their own reliable transportation to VBI each morning, are eligible for participation in the program. The main objective of this high school fellowship is to show students the fun and excitement of scientific research. Students will have the opportunity to explore the world of genomics and the environment with world-renowned research scientists in professional labs.

Dedicated work is key for success in any career, especially one in bioinformatics research. The fellowship experience will strengthen the principle of dedicated work through intensive laboratory research and journal keeping exercises given throughout the week. A highly motivated attitude is encouraged throughout the program! | 2013 promotional flyer

2009 Students

Funding from National Institute of General Medical Sciences, administered through the MIDAS Network. Grant number: U01 GM070694-09