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Duke University Graduate School
2127 Campus Drive
Box 90065
Durham, NC 27708 USA

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Summer Research Opportunity Program

SROP 2013

The Duke University Summer Research Opportunity Program (SROP) is a ten-week training program designed to give motivated undergraduate students hands-on experience in graduate-level biomedical research. The Program is designed for students who are seriously considering joining a Ph.D. Graduate Program following the completion of their undergraduate degree.

The Program emphasizes direct laboratory experience. Students spend a majority of their time learning research techniques in the laboratory, attending lab meetings, interacting with members of other labs, and otherwise conducting themselves just as though they had entered graduate school. Each student is mentored by a faculty mentor, solving real research problems in an active, modern biomedical research laboratory.

In addition to laboratory research, the program features a weekly research seminar and social hour, a workshop about how to successfully apply to graduate school, and a closing symposium in which all the students present their results in a poster session.

Students receive an on-campus apartment, travel assistance, a food allowance, and a competitive stipend. Please see below for links to the instructions for completing the online application for SROP 2014 and to the online application.

SROP 2014

Instructions for Completing the Online Application for SROP 2014

SROP 2014 Online Application Form (Template Only)