Microorganisms are all around us and help shape our everyday lives. This summer, explore the exciting world of microbiology and learn the strategies and techniques used by researchers and medical professionals to diagnose diseases and develop new treatments.
The format of this 1-week program includes discussions, laboratory techniques and fun activities designed to reinforce scientific concepts in an informal environment. In addition, participants will meet microbiologists and microbiology students who can offer insight into academic and career possibilities in microbiology.
At the end of this program, you will walk away with:
Valuable hands-on laboratory skills and techniques commonly performed in clinical and research settings
Strategies for identifying microorganisms causing infectious diseases
Understanding of the beneficial microbes that make up the human microbiome and their importance in human health