The internships can last from 10 to 12 weeks and include travel expenses, accommodation and a stipend. Shorter term trips are also possible. The IRES program is open to Johns Hopkins undergraduate and graduate students.
Colin Paul, a doctoral student from the lab of Konstantinos Konstantopoulos, professor and chair of in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. Colin spent a week in Belgium mentoring Nicolas Barbera (see below). Colin took cell migration devices from the Konstantopoulos lab to be used in "proof-of-concept" experiments.
Nicolas Barbera, a master's degree student, also from the Konstantopoulos lab. He is investigating the effect of Podocalyxin on pancreatic cancer metastasis.
Sarah Friedrich, a doctoral student from the laboratory of Andre Levchenko, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Her work involves the Study of axon guidance under topographic and intracellular pathways.
Peter Nelson, an undergraduate working in the lab or Jordan Green, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Gold nanoparticles and polymer composites used for controled drug delivery and hyperthermia treatment was the concentration of his summer research project.
Johns Hopkins students from many disciplines are eligible to apply to work at IMEC during the summer. Projects that strongly align with the research goals of INBT and IMEC are preferred.
To apply for this unique opportunity, send your resume along with a summary of your research experience and the name and contact information of at least one referee, preferably your faculty research advisor, to Ashanti Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible to apply.
Blog post by Mary Spiro.