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T35-SRTP Student Program Requirements

As a SRTP student, you are required to complete the following steps before the start of your summer research project:

  • Identify an SRTP faculty mentor and a feasible 8-week summer research project.
  • Identify and set defined expectations and goals with the mentor for the summer research experience.
  • Complete any required IRB or IACUC applications for research involving humans or vertebrate animals and any additional training required by your mentor.
  • Submit a research proposal and program application by the extended deadline of Thursday, February 15, 2024 (date is subject to change).

As a SRTP student, you are required to meet the following standards for program participation for the duration of the program:

  • Spend 40 hrs per week engaged in active research.
  • Participate in all team activities associated with your mentor’s research (group meetings, journal clubs, etc.).
  • Participate in all scheduled SRTP curricular conferences including a journal club, works-in progress sessions and core curricular topics.
  • Complete a 15-minute oral presentation on your proposed research to the faculty for feedback and critique at the conclusion of the program.
  • Meet with faculty mentor weekly to review progress and receive direction.
  • Students will also be required to present an abstract at the annual COM Research Day (post program).