DBS International Residential Summer Course

DBS International Residential Summer Course

The International Residential Summer Course offered by Department of Biological Sciences (DBS), National University of Singapore (NUS), is a three-week intensive training course customized to expose students to a broad range of modern biological knowledge and techniques currently used in research laboratories and industries. Students have a chance to immerse themselves in the research and learning experience in one of the top universities in the world; and make friends with peer students from all around the world.

Our research-led teaching is internationally-renowned which comprise of lectures, practical classes, group discussion and scientific tour and excursions to make the Summer Programme as informative and fun as possible. The Summer Course is run in two separate modules covering major fields in modern biology, such as cell and molecular biology, protein and proteomics, bio-imaging, and biodiversity, environmental conservation and sustainability.

Through this Summer Programme, we aim to help students

  • develop skills and confidence important for achieving success in a laboratory;
  • develop skills and confidence to engage in productive collaborations – working in groups;
  • meet students from other universities all around the world;
  • gain an international academic experience in a top university; and
  • truly experience the Singapore culture.

The Summer Course will be offered annually in July. Registration and application is open in early January each year.

The Summer Course for the year of 2018 will run from 16 July – 3 August 2018. Application deadline is 15 May 2018.

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