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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Bass Connections

Enabling Precision Health and Medicine

CAGPM partnered with Bass Connections to create the Enabling Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections Team, which immerses students in a team-based experiential learning environment. 

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Additional Teams

CAGPM is also involved in two additional Bass Connections teams: Equity and Efficiency of Using Wearables Data for COVID-19 Monitoring and Smart Toilet: A Disruptive Technology to Improve Health and Wellness.

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences & Medicine

CAGPM has partnered with the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology and North Carolina Central University to create the Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine. 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

The Snyderman Scholars in Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine Program is a full-time, 10-week faculty-mentored research program open to Duke students in their second, third or fourth year. There are many research opportunities in applied genomics & precision medicine at Duke, including genomic and computational biology, data sciences, statistics, health sciences research, translational medicine, bioethics, business, and policy.

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Careers in Genomics

There are many jobs one can pursue in the field of genetics and genomics, including health and clinical research, environmental sciences, forensics and more.

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Questions? Contact our Director of Education, Susanne Haga.