The University of Minnesota’s Summer Institute in Biostatistics (MN-SIBS) is a six-week, all expenses paid, biostatistics immersion program for undergraduates who have an interest in mathematics, statistics, computing, science, or public health research.
The MN-SIBS 2016 program will run June 12–July 22, 2016. The deadline to apply has been extended to March 16, 2016. More information on how to apply is found on the “Application” tab above.
Our full-time six week program will provide you with a foundation in biostatistics, epidemiology, and statistical computing for which you will receive 4 semester credits. The MN-SIBS summer 2015 agenda includes field trips to organizations that hire biostatisticians such as the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., numerous seminars by scientists working on major heart and lung projects, and directed personal advice on applying to graduate school.
Travel, housing, tuition, meals, and extracurricular activity costs are all covered by the program.
The University of Minnesota SIBS program is funded by the National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and will be received until all 23 openings have been filled.
We will give priority to the following students:
- Undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior years
- Underrepresented and disadvantaged students and students with disabilities
- Students with convincing personal statements of interest
Six weeks of class and computer laboratory work beginning June 12, 2016 to July 22, 2016.
SIBS core faculty are:
See the MN-SIBS flyer (PDF) for Summer 2016.