WVU Cancer Institute Summer Undergraduate Research Program
This highly competitive 10-week program provides funding and opportunities for students who want to pursue careers in cancer research.
Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
SURE is a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in a career or graduate school experience in the scientific disciplines. Selected students will work in research labs at West Virginia University for 8 weeks during the summer under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or post-doctoral mentor.
SURE applications are open now and will close March 1, 2022.
MD/PhD Summer Research Internship
The MD/PhD Summer Research Internship is an 8-week hands-on program designed for students interested in pursuing a career as a physician-scientist.
The internship provides an opportunity to actively engage in biomedical research and gain clinical shadowing experience.
Deadline for Applications: March 1
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Multiple opportunities to gain research experience with faculty in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Department of Exercise Physiology
Multiple opportunities to gain research experience with faculty in the Department of Exercise Physiology.
Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology
Multiple opportunities to gain research experience with faculty in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Cell Biology.
Department of Biochemistry
Multiple opportunities to gain research experience with faculty in the Department of Biochemistry.
Department of Neuroscience
Undergraduate Clinical Shadowing Opportunities
Neuroscience associated physicians welcome undergraduate pre-medical students to shadow in clinical settings
Students interested in both volunteering and those interested in taking independent research credits are welcome.
WVU Neuroscience Club
The WVU Neuroscience Club aims to promote neuroscience education, research experience, and professional development opportunities for WVU undergraduate students. In addition, this group engages in community outreach efforts that to date have reached more than 1,500 Morgantown children, teachers and parents!
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Multiple opportunities to gain research experience with faculty in the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology.
Department of Ophthalmology
Summer Undergraduate Vision Research Fellowship Program
The West Virginia University Eye Institute will offer an undergraduate summer research fellowship opportunity beginning May 2021.
The highly selective program will emphasize components of basic vision research with regards to ocular diseases and exploration of new diagnostic and treatment methods.