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Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Computational Biology Summer Program in NYC

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Computational Biology Summer Program (CBSP)
A 10-week research experience on the NYC campuses of Weill Cornell Medicine and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Applications are invited from computer science & applied math undergraduate freshmen, sophomores, and juniors interested in pursuing research at the interface of computer science and biomedicine for a summer research experience. Applicants must have computer science experience and fluency.

CBSP is sponsored by an NCI grant to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1 R25 CA233208-01) and the Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology & Medicine Program.

The 10-week program begins on June 1 and ends on August 7, 2020.


Participants will:

  • Adapt their computer science skills to answer biomedically-focused research questions in cutting-edge laboratories at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Weill Cornell Medicine.
  • Interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students.
  • Attend weekly luncheon/seminar series of presentations by faculty.
  • Attend professional development workshops.
  • Present a poster at the end of the program.
  • Receive a stipend of $6,000 for the summer. Housing available.


For more information, see a full description of the program at: mskcc.org/cbsp-summer
Students can complete and submit an online application at: sam.mskcc.org

Deadline for receipt of applications: February 2, 2020