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Post-baccalaureate Opportunity at Washington University in St. Louis

Location: St. Louis, MO
Agency: McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington Univ-SOM
Due Date: March 1, 2017
GPA: 3.00
Description: Greetings from the Outreach group at McDonnell Genome Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. We are looking for bright and talented students for the Opportunities in Genomics Research (OGR): Extensive Study Program. OGR Extensive Study is a stellar one-year post-baccalaureate program for students who desire additional research experience or more time to prepare for graduate school. OGR programs are directed to increasing the number of underrepresented students who pursue Ph.D.'s in genomics and related fields. We provide students with a mentored research experience as well as other engaging activities to prepare students for competitive Ph.D. programs (e.g. GRE prep, scientific writing/presentation skills, and others). Students will conduct research with premier investigators in genomics and genetics as well as disciplines such as: cancer biology, molecular biology, immunology, and others. We provide a competitive stipend/salary, travel to St. Louis and travel to a national conference. An online application is available at: The deadline has been extended to May 20, 2016. The tentative program dates are: Aug. 1, 2016 - Jun. 30, 2017, and will depend on continued funding. Program eligibility: Students must receive their bachelor's degree in a STEM field by the start of the program or have already completed their bachelor's within the past two years; express a sincere interest in pursuing a Ph.D. program; and have at least one semester or summer of research experience. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact us at:

Contact Information
Contact: Latricia Wallace
Phone: 314-286-1803
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