GenOM Project - Genomics Outreach for Minorities, University of Washington

"As an undergraduate researcher, I am learning things that I am so excited about. I finally get to use my education and put it to use. It isn’t just pictures and text in books anymore."

-Brittney McKenzie, GenOM ALVA 2008

 

The GenOM Project is funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and in part by the Genentech Foundation. The program provides educational and research opportunities as well as academic support for underrepresented minority students interested in genomics and life sciences research at the University of Washington.

 

 

GenOM Project News

 

descriptionJava Instructors (Summer)

We are happy to announce we are now accepting resumes and cover letters for (1) Summer 2015, CLEAN ENERGY ALVA JAVA Instructors please visit HERE for the job description and additional information.

 

 

 

descriptionScience Communication Workshop Assistant (Summer)

We are happy to announce we are now accepting resumes and cover letters for (1) Summer 2015, GenOM/ALVA Science Communication Workshop Assistant please visit HERE for the job description and additional information.

 

 

 

description ALVA Summer Program Counselors

The application for ALVA Summer Program Counselors position for 2015 has been EXTENDED. Applications are due by May 18, 2015. You must be a UW upperclassmen to apply. You can download the application HERE.

 

 

description Lab Techniques Instructor (Summer)

We are happy to announce we are now accepting resumes and cover letters for (2) Summer 2015, CLEAN ENERGY ALVA and GENOM ALVA Laboratory Techniques Instructors please visit HERE for the job description and additional information.

 

 

descriptionMath Instructors (Summer)

We are happy to announce we are now accepting resumes and cover letters for (3) Summer 2015, CLEAN ENERGY ALVA and GENOM ALVA Math Instructors please visit HERE for the job description and additional information.

 

 

 

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Help the UW GenOM Project continue our mission to enhance recruitment, retention and training of underrepresented and underserved students in life sciences. To learn more about the vision and history of GenOM, visit the About Us section.

 

 

Events

Thursday, October 29 through Saturday, October 31, 2015
SACNAS National Conference
The SACNAS National Conference will be held in Washington D.C. this year and is a great networking opportunity for students. The deadline fo applications for both abstracts and the travel scholarships are open now, and are due May 15, 2015.

Wednesday, November 11 through Saturday, November 14, 2015
Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)
The ABRCMS conference will be held in Seattle, WA. this year. The deadline for submitting abstracts and travel scholarship applications is September 11, 2015.