Undergraduate Education

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GCB brings together scientists, engineers, physicians and sociologists passionate about interdisciplinary research to explore big questions in genomics and computational biology. Using state-of-the-art technology and groundbreaking techniques, our faculty are asking big questions.

We are committed to providing undergraduate students opportunities to take part in this exciting resesearch through independent study opportunities, the Genome Sciences & Medicine Summer Scholars Program and the Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections team.

Independent study

GCB faculty regularly host undergraduate researchers for independent study projects. Explore our faculty pages to learn more about areas of interest and contact faculty members directly.

Faculty

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences & Medicine

GCB and the Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine (CAGPM) are partnering with North Carolina Central University (NCCU) to launch the Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences and Medicine, supported by 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.

Summer Scholars Program in Genome Sciences & Medicine

precision health and medicine bass connections team

GCB has partnered with the Duke Center for Applied Genomics & Precision Medicine and Bass Connections to 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.

Precision Health and Medicine Bass Connections Team