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Alice Heicklen: Enriching the Amgen Scholars Experience at Columbia

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To design and execute a summer research program like Amgen Scholars is no easy feat. The 10-week program at Columbia University and Barnard College in New York requires year-round planning to nail down faculty lectures, laboratory tours, graduate student and career panels, housing, flights, social events, and seminars in science communication.

Apply to be an Amgen Scholar at Columbia University/Barnard College

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Columbia University/Barnard College

PROGRAM DATES
May 31 - August 5, 2016

APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 2016

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Alumni in Action: Luvena Ong

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Host Institution: Columbia University, Barnard College, 2009
Current Status: PhD candidate in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology

While in the Amgen Scholars Program, Luvena Ong got a firsthand look at what doing independent research would be like. Inspired by the Program and other experiences, she is now pursuing a PhD as a part of the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, where she is developing and applying nucleic acid–based nanosystems.

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