Undergraduate Opportunities

The Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine is pleased to work with undergraduate students interested in gaining first-hand experience about applied genomics and precision medicine. Our faculty collaborate with several departments and schools, including Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, and Sanford.  We periodically have special student programs, work study or research assistant positions available; please check our site for announcements. Independent research studies are arranged through the primary department of the faculty mentor.

Current/Past Students

Courses in Genetics & Genomics

Duke offers a number of courses in genetics, genomics, and related disciplines.

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Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences & Medicine

CAGPM and the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) are partnering with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to launch the Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine, supported by an R25 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute at NIH. This annual 10-week program is designed for full-time first- and second-year underrepresented minority (URM) students at any college or university.

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Snyderman Scholars Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine Summer Program

Research opportunities in applied genomics & precision medicine at Duke span a wide range of topics, including genomic and computational biology, data sciences, statistics, health sciences research, translational medicine, bioethics, business, and policy. The Snyderman Scholars in Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine Program is a full-time, 10-week faculty-mentored research program open to undergraduate Duke students in the Classes of 2019 - 2021.

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Bass Connections

Precision Health and Medicine

CAGPM has partnered with Bass Connectionsto form the Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections Team. The course will last two semesters and will immerse students in a team-based experiential learning environment to research and design a clinical test to meet the real-world needs of patients in the Duke Health System.

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Blue Devil Resistome

CAGPM has partnered with GCB, the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and the Department of Molecular Genetics & Microbiology to form the Blue Devil Resistome Bass Connections project team. The course will run from summer 2017 through spring 2018 and students will collaborate to map and analyze microbiological samples from Duke campus.

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Summer Scholars Program

CAGPM and the Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) hosted the 2017 Summer Scholars Program. This 10-week program supports first- and second-year undergraduates interested in genome sciences and computational biology.

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Contact

Susanne Haga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Education
(919) 684-0325
susanne.haga@duke.edu