Academics

Research

On these Research pages of the website you will find information on the research activities of IMSD participants and a comprehensive list of other research-related resources on the Research Opportunities Database

What an IMSD participant can expect in research:

IMSD prepares undergraduates majoring in the biomedical sciences with opportunities to be affiliated with and carry out individual research projects in laboratories at UMass Boston or Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center.

As an IMSD Affiliate, you would attend introductory research activities and have opportunities to visit, start to select, and/or become affiliated with a research laboratory.

As an IMSD Fellow, you would attend weekly Journal Club Meetings, participate in the summer Research Skills Course, and will be provided an opportunity to find a research mentor and carry out a research project in his/her lab. Research-related activities are compensated with a competetive hourly wage.