2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Opened (SURF)

Return to News Index

2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Offers a research-training program to undergraduates after their sophomore year.  This program is specifically for students who are interested in a career in basic research and related health care disciplines.

The mentors available this summer are

Dr. Florin Despa,
Dr. Sanda Despa,
Dr. Elizabeth Head,
Dr. Hollie Swanson,
Dr. Olivier Thibault,
Dr. ChangCheng Zhou.

Students will:

• Gain research experience in Neuroscience and Cardiovascular Research 
•Network with local scientists and professionals in Pharmacological Sciences
•Attend Workshops in Careers and Professional Development Skills
•Present original research


Applications  now opened (Click Here)

 Criteria for selection: academic standing, minimum GPA of 3.0 required,
prior or demonstrated research experience,
commitment to research and interest in biomedical careers.

Students are responsible for finding local housing for the 10-week duration of the SURF program.
Additional funding for room and board is not available”

Please contact Veronique Thibault if you have any issue submitting your application.

Application Deadline: March 3, 2017
Applicants Notified: March 20th, 2017
Program Dates: June 5 - August 11, 2017
Stipend of $2800

Sponsored by: ASPET and Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Questions about the program?
Please contact:

Dr. Hollie Swanson
or 859-323-1463