Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students

Сall for the applications for the REHU 2021 summer program.

The Research Experiences for High School and Undergraduate Students (REHU) program provides high school and undergraduate students support to work on summer research projects at collaborating Center institutions. Students accepted into the program are matched with 10-week projects organized by a mentor. REHU students attend seminars, lab meetings and journal clubs. At the end of the program participants submit final summary reports and give talks at a REHU Symposium.

REHU 2021 will provide an opportunity for the students to work for 10 weeks in the laboratories in San Diego (Palmer lab, Ideker lab), Memphis (Chen lab), Buffalo (Meyer lab, Dietz lab) and Winston-Salem (Solberg Woods lab).
Program starts: June 21, 2021
Program ends: August 27, 2021
Students will receive stipend or comparable salary; at some locations housing will also be provided.
Students will work in the research laboratory for 10 weeks, will participate in laboratory seminars and in on-line journal club for REHU students. Students will give a talk at the online REHU Symposium and write a research paper at the end of the program.

To apply for the program, please send your resume and cover letter to Dr. Oksana Polesskaya (
In the cover letter please explain why you are interested in the program, and what skills, experience and knowledge you will bring.
Application deadline: February 15, 2021
Applications reviewed and decision letters sent out by: March 1, 2021

Previous REHU summer program pages:

REHU 2015
REHU 2016

REHU 2017

REHU 2018

REHU 2020

Updated 1/20/2021