Summer Research Experience

Following the first-year and for the remaining semesters and summers, scholars participate in the Summer Research Experience, a faculty-mentored laboratory research experience.  The 8-week summer program provides an in-depth research experience with opportunities to participate in learning communities and present research which may lead to publishing opportunities.

Summer 2019 Calendar:

May 13 – Orientation (first-year research Scholars only, unless any other students missed events from previous years)

May 20 – Start of research in labs

July 09 – Poster abstracts for the Summer Research Experience (SRE) Symposium due to BUILD repository ( Submit Abstract)

July 12 – Last day of research in labs

July 12 – Rough draft of research report due to mentors

July 16 – Summer Research Experience (SRE) Symposium

July 19 – Final research report is due to BUILD repository

SRE Professional Development Info:

Attendance Requirements:

First-year research students are required to attend a minimum of 4 events

Locations:  Divided between WSU and Detroit Mercy.  Exact locations will be shared once room reservations are confirmed.  First-year events will be at Detroit Mercy, and most paper discussions will be at WSU.

Events and Dates:

Friday, May 24: Check-in (required for all first-year students)

Tuesday, May 28:  Abstract preparation, (required for all first-year research students)

Tuesday, June 11: SRE Research Paper (required for all first-year research students)

Tuesday, July 2: Poster Preparation (required for all first-year research students)


* Schedules for Summer Research Experience are subject to change.

Report Submission

Report Guideline Documents for Scholars:

Poster Presentation Information:

Reported research is supported by the National Institutes of Health under Award Numbers GM118981, GM118982 and GM118983. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

Information Mentors: