NIAID Research Opportunity- Free 4 day exploratory program if interested- College Senior, Med School Students- Deadline 10/15/11


If you have a passion to help improve global health in the 21st century, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) seeks to train you.

NIAID, one of the largest Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), offers the Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program for students from populations underrepresented in biomedical research. Candidates in strong academic standing who are college-level seniors, medical school students, or doctoral candidates are eligible.

Selected applicants will

* Hear scientific lectures by world-renowned scientists
* Interview with scientists for potential research training positions at the Institute’s Maryland and Montana laboratories
* Tour NIAID laboratories and view state-of-the-science technologies

The four-day exploratory program takes place in Bethesda, MD, on the NIH campus, February 6 to 9, 2012. Students’ expenses for travel, hotel accommodations, and meals will be paid.

If INRO sounds like your next step toward a research career in allergy, immunology, or infectious diseases, don’t wait! Check your eligibility now. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2011.

NIAID extends our best wishes for a great academic year. We hope to see you soon!

Read success stories from previous INRO participants.

Visit the NIAID website for the latest news and research.

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