The Summer in Biomedical Science (SIBS) Undergraduate Research Program will provide the opportunity for young people to be instructed in the techniques of modern biology while becoming integrated members of a vibrant clinical and scientific community. The objectives for the SIBS program are found below:

  • To give college undergraduates a hands-on educational experiences in biomedical science.

  • To promote awareness of the major basic and clinical resarch areas in the biomedical sciences.

  • To give college undergraduates the opportunity to interaxt with basic science researchers and clinical scientists.

  • To allow a student an insider's at the medical and graduate programs offered here at UAB. 

Fifteen students who will be sophomore or junior level college undergraduates in March 2021 will be accepted into an 8-week paid summer program (2021 dates: June 7, - July 30, 2021) to work with faculty members on mentored research projects. US Citizens or Permanent Residents are eligible to apply; International Students are not eligible.

SIBS participants will receive a stipend of $3,200 for their participation in the program.

Campus housing will be provided but travel expenses are not covered.


APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN.