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

Precision Health and Medicine

CAGPM has re-partnered with Bass Connections for the Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections Team. The research program will last two semesters and will immerse students in a team-based experiential learning environment.  We will have two teams this year: one team will be working to set up the infrastructure for a campus precision health and wellness initiative (Faculty Leads:  Susanne Haga and Ryan Shaw)  and the other team will be working on family health history (Faculty Leads:  Susanne Haga and Lori Orlando).

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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 2020 - 2022.

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Susanne Haga, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Education
(919) 684-0325