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We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Summer Course in Synthetic Biology.

  • Course Dates: July 25 – August 7, 2017
  • Application deadline: April 15, 2017 May 5, 2017 (extended deadline)

We encourage you to apply if…

  • You are a scientist whose training is well underway (senior graduate student to junior faculty and beyond).
  • You are interested in steering your research in a new direction, towards synthetic biology.
  • You are interested in a multi-disciplinary approach to biology and bioengineering. We encourage students of all backgrounds, whether the very biological or very theoretical, to apply!

Scholarships: Several stipend awards are available for applicants who are accepted into the course. Please read details about the available stipend awards at https://meetings.cshl.edu/sponsors.aspx?course=C-SYNBIO&year=17. In order to be considered for an award, you must specifically reference which one you are eligible for in the Stipend Request section of your application.

Statement/Essay: Your application packet will include a narrative. At the end of your narrative, please rank your interest in the following major available laboratory modules:

  • CRISPR Technologies: Programmable Gene Regulation in Bacteria
  • TX-TL: Engineering Gene Circuits in Cell-free Transcription-Translation Systems
  • Mathematical Modeling: Computational Biology Using Ordinary Differential Equations
  • DNA Assembly: Advanced Methods for Rapid Gene Network Assembly

Application Form: Click the Application tab at the top of this page: http://meetings.cshl.edu/courses/2017/c-synbio17.shtml

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