The Ignite Biotechnology Summer Program, is a two-week science immersion program for high school students and teachers with a proven interest in science. We are now enrolling facilitators for the 5th annual session (June 3-14, 2019). Among the areas covered are: Manipulation of DNA, PCR, ELISA, Mammalian Protein Expression, Anemia, Development of Biopharmaceuticals, Patents and Intellectual Property, Business and Finance of Biotechnology, among others.
The program is seeking the help of 18 proctors/mentors to help supervise laboratory activities for the student participants. We are looking for enthusiastic and knowledgeable individuals capable of communicating their enthusiasm for science to the 2 students that they will be assigned to supervise and mentor.
Ideal applicants should have finished or be actively pursuing a graduate degree in a relevant area of science (Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Engineering). Undergraduates with meaningful biological laboratory experience will also be considered.
Stipend: $600 for the two-week period
Proctors are required to be present at Colegio San Ignacio the following times (preliminary, subject to change):
|Saturday, June 1||10AM||12PM|
|Monday, June 3||1PM||4PM|
|Tuesday, June 4||8AM||4PM|
|Wednesday, June 5||8AM||12PM|
|Thursday, June 6||8AM||12PM|
|Friday, June 7||8AM||12PM|
|Tuesday, June 11||8AM||12PM|
|Wednesday, June 12||8AM||4PM|
|Thursday, June 13||8AM||12PM|
|Friday, June 14||8AM||4PM|