Undergraduate Programs

Microbiology and Immunology Diversity (MID) Scholars Program

The purpose of this research program is to engage underrepresented minority (URM) undergraduate students (scholars), enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh, to consider careers in science, medicine and public health, provide exposure to biomedical and/or public health research and enhance the research capabilities of underrepresented minorities in research. Students must have a strong interest in microbiology or immunology. Ideal candidates will be interested in pursuing medical or graduate studies in a biomedical field.

Read more at MID Scholars Program.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) is a program administered through the IBGP in which the MMG department faculty participates. SURP offers research opportunities to undergraduates considering graduate education in biomedical research.  It is run through the School of Medicine’s IBGP and includes over 100 active faculty members. The program lasts for 10 weeks and is offered to undergraduate students who are seriously considering a graduate career in biomedical research. Students will receive a stipend for the program. 

Read more at the SURP Web site.