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Summer Internship in Biomedical Sciences

To provide a learning opportunity for undergraduate students interested in biomedical science. The internship will provide real-world experience with scientists engaged in a research-intensive environment

The Diabetes and Obesity Center (DOC) and Christina Lee Brown Envirome Institute (EI) at the University of Louisville offer an American Heart Association sponsored summer internship program for undergraduate students in STEM. Selected candidates will gain experience working in a faculty-led biomedical research laboratory. Interns will gain practical knowledge of the scientific method, experimental design and execution, data analysis, and presentation. The research led by over 20 faculty in the DOC and EI focuses on cardiovascular disease and involves various disciplines, including physiology, metabolism, immunology, and pathology. Laboratories in the DOC and EI have state-of-the-art instrumentation to support their scientific pursuits.

Program details:
Each intern will work with faculty-led teams in the DOC or EI during the summer. In addition to exposure to cutting-edge biomedical research, interns will receive hourly compensation ($15/hr; ~40 hr/week). Priority will be given to students considering careers in biomedical research. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. 

Application format:
Please send your resume, application form with personal statement of interest, two letters of recommendations, and unofficial transcript (with grades) to Dr. Wysoczynski (

Application deadline: March 1st, 2022