Accession Number:

ADA590499

Title:

Collaborative Undergraduate HBCU Student Summer Training Program Award

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Jun 2012-31 May 2013

Corporate Author:

IOWA UNIV IOWA CITY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2013-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

The HBCU Summer Research Training Program accepted a total of 25 students from Lincoln University for the eight week session during the summers of 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Each student was assigned to a laboratory of a participating mentor and also paired with a member of the mentor s laboratory. This laboratory member assisted with day to day aspects of the research project. During the summer the students worked diligently on their research project, participated in meetings of the mentor s laboratory, attended workshops and seminars associated with our and other summer programs, and attended a special course in prostate cancer. We integrated the Lincoln students into social programs held throughout the campus for summer interns and they attended and participated in the CIC Conferences. At the end of the summer sessions the students presented a poster of the research results from the summer experience. They also presented the results of their research in the fall at Lincoln University. Of the students that have graduated from Lincoln, 63.6 are attending or have attended postgraduate programs, but when combined with students who are working in science the percentage rises to 78.8. Others are working and applying to either medical school or graduate school and when those are combined with the previous two categories the percentage becomes 90.9.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE