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Discovering the Power of Research
Summer Research Program at CHORI

“The CHORI program has shined a light on my path, assuring me
that this is what I want to do for a living.” - M.Q., Participant

Based on a structured curriculum, including participation in weekly seminars, research discussions, and a one-day Research Symposium, the CHORI Summer Research Program is designed to provide an unsurpassed opportunity for students to immerse themselves fully in the world of basic and/or clinical research for three months during the summer.

Its a wonderful program that provides an exceptional research opportunity for many students who would otherwise not have it, says Blia Yang, a junior at UC Berkeley who has participated in the Summer Research Program for two consecutive years.

Now in its 30th year, the program pairs students with one or two CHORI principal investigators who serve as enthusiastic mentors, guiding the students through the design and testing of their own hypotheses and methodology development. At the end of the summer, students present their research to their peers just as any professional researcher would do.

"Participating in the program made me realize that I love the reality
of medicine, and it is because of this that I know I will also
love being a physician in the future.” – S.O. Participant

A past recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to increase diversity, CHORI is also pleased to be able to help reach out to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, racial and ethnic minorities and others who are underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research (e.g. individuals with disabilities). CHORI aims to significantly help in contributing to increased diversity in the research workforce of tomorrow.

Please contact Chandra Andrews-Wright with
any questions or comments concerning our program:

Revised: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:08 PM

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