The Northwestern University Transplant Outcomes Research Collaborative (NUTORC) and Northwestern University Collaborative in Transplant-Related Immunology and Biomedical Engineering (NUCTRIBE) within the Comprehensive Transplant Center offer an unpaid summer immersion program to students who are interested in transplant research. During this experience students will:
- Develop & complete a research project with their mentor
- Gain basic understanding of transplantation through lectures, meetings, and research
- Learn to use PubMed and Endnote
- Present summer research project at Poster Walk
All students participate in the weekly NUTORC meetings and the focus group specific meetings of their research topics. Students participate in multi-disciplinary morning rounds once a week. Lectures are held every Monday/Wednesday/Friday by transplant clinicians on topics relevant to transplantation. Furthermore, students are encouraged to shadow surgeries and clinics once a week.
This opportunity is open to students in high school, college, medical school and engineering students are welcome to follow the link below for instructions on how to apply. We encourage the application of students at different levels and from different institutions to apply. We also encourage minority and disabled students to apply. The deadline for the 2017 cycle is February 28, 2017. Please visit the link below for application instructions.