|Infectious Diseases Institute||July 1 - July 21||9:00am - 11:30amM-F||TBD|
ALTERNATIVE: Students interested in the institute may apply for the two-week Infectious Diseases: Causes and Cures course in Session A.
Students enrolled in this selective three-week institute will spend the first two-weeks in the Session A Infectious Diseases: Causes and Cures course and will participate in several afternoon workshops in preparation for their third week experience. During the final week of the institute, students will be highly engaged through hands-on work in a human pathogens laboratory, learning to use cutting edge laboratory equipment and techniques to answer questions about the etiology of disease, mechanisms of virulence and other intriguing infectious disease and public health questions.
Prerequisites: High School Biology, Chemistry and Algebra
LAB (fee): $75
NOTE: Students applying for the institute must submit a recommendation from a high school science teacher.
Students must be 16 years old by the session start date to take either two or three-week lab course.