Summer Biomedical Training Program

University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD.
Type Basic Science Research


Welcome to the Summer Biomedical Training Program at UMBC, where undergraduates interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical or behavioral science get a faculty mentored research experience.

Program Offerings

  • Research experiences for all U.S. citizens and permanent residents interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in biomedical or behavioral science.
  • Cross-disciplinary research experience in biological sciences, biochemistry, chemistry, mechanical engineering, psychology, chemical and biochemical engineering and physics.
  • Ten-week research experience with energetic faculty in state-of-the-art facilities.

Program Benefits

  • On-campus housing
  • GRE preparation
  • Graduate education workshops
  • Participation in Annual Summer Research Festival


Students who are interested in participating in the program must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Interest in pursuing a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in the biomedical or behavioral sciences
  • Completion of Freshman or junior year undergraduate studies
  • GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Application Process

Please contact the program administrator for details on dates, eligibility and deadlines.

More Information

Program Coordinator
Justine M. Johnson
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Summer Biomedical Training Program
Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone: 410-455-3124