We are looking for students who may be
interested in participating in our program, Opportunities in Genomics
Research (OGR). OGR programs are directed at increasing the number of
underrepresented students who pursue Ph.D.'s in genomics and related
fields. These programs provide students with a mentored research
experience at Washington University, as well as other engaging activities
to prepare students for competitive Ph.D. programs.
We have two OGR programs that may be of interest to you: Undergraduate
Scholars, an eight-week summer program and Extensive Study, a one-year
post-baccalaureate program. Both programs include conducting research with
premier investigators in genomics and genetics as well as disciplines such
as: cancer biology, molecular biology, immunology, and others.
Supplemental activities for both programs include: GRE preparation,
journal club, seminars and career counseling and workshops. We provide a
competitive stipend/salary, housing (summer program only), and travel to
The application is now open online. To apply, please visit our website at