McGowan Institute – Regenerative Medicine Summer School June 7 – June 11, 2021
Announcing the 8th Annual Regenerative Medicine Summer School to be offered virtually due to COVID-19.
** Offered virtually due to COVID-19
** Tentatively will have concurrent in-person sessions with hands-on laboratory experience (pending University of Pittsburgh COVID restrictions)
** Tentatively will have openings for 8-week paid internship following the 1-week summer school (pending University of Pittsburgh COVID restrictions)
To provide national and regional students with a week-long didactic learning experience addressing the science and engineering related to the multidisciplinary field of regenerative medicine.
Undergraduates, enrolled in a science or engineering program that will have completed their 3rd year of study. Also, exceptional candidates who will have completed their 2nd year of undergraduate study will be considered.
Virtual venue offered via Zoom with live streaming of lectures and opportunity for interaction.
Concurrent in-person sessions (tentative, pending University of Pittsburgh COVID restrictions)
Hands on laboratory activities (tentative, pending University of Pittsburgh COVID restrictions)
You have the option of applying for participation virtually (lectures only) or in-person attendance (subject to availability)
We are pleased to announce that through the generosity of donors and sponsors, this year’s program is free
Lectures will be addressing:
** Tissue Engineering
** Cell-Based Therapies
** Medical Devices
** Clinical Translation and Commercialization
Applications for the 2021 Regenerative Medicine Summer School will be accepted until April 1, 2021. Final admission decisions will be made by April 15, 2021 and accepted students will be notified by email. Applicants will be notified of the availability of in person activities as soon as possible pending approval by the University of Pittsburgh.
Applications and related documentation should be submitted to the program director via the online form (see link below).
** In Person Summer School (lectures and hands-on laboratory experience)
** Either (You would prefer the in-person summer school, but you are also registering for the virtual sessions if that is the only option)
** In person 8-week paid internship program – Following 1-week in person summer school, if available (limited positions available)
To complete your application, please complete and submit the online form; you will need the following:
** Your transcript through the last completed semester. Institutions vary as to how they send out transcripts, especially due to COVID-19 circumstances. An electronic version of the transcript is preferred and should be uploaded via the application link. An unofficial transcript will be accepted if it is not possible to electronically send an official transcript. Check with your institution.
** Please respond to ONE of the following questions. Your essay should be 300-400 words and should be saved with a file name “Essay Question_[Your last name]” and uploaded on the application form. The options for the essay are: Describe your vision of regenerative medicine in the next 10 years; or…–Why are you interested in science and/or engineering?
** A letter of recommendation from an instructor or advisor. Please forward the separate form — below — to your letter writer for his/her submission.https://tinyurl.com/MIRM-Reference
** Current resume to be uploaded on the application form.