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Research Opportunities

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There is a wide range of research opportunities in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Postdoctoral Research Training Program

The postdoctoral experience at UT Southwestern Medical Center emphasizes scholarship and research, as well as training beyond the bench. This program, administered by the Postdoctoral Affairs Office within the UT Southwestern Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, offers a wide range of postdoctoral training opportunities.

Non-Degree Research Training Programs

The UT Southwestern Graduate School offers non-degree programs that allow you to interact with UT Southwestern’s prominent scientists, experience modern research techniques, and access our advanced research facilities.

Available non-degree research training options include:

U-Hack Med Hackathons & Internships

The UT Southwestern Medical Center Lyda Hill Department of Bioinformatics, offers internships for students taking a COVID-19 related gap year or those looking for a virtual opportunity to fulfill internship course requirements. Virtual opportunities replaced the U-Hack Med 2020 Hackathon but still provided an exciting way to engage in longer hackathon-inspired projects with meaningful outcomes.

U-Hack Med Gap Year

Key benefits of the program include its:

  • Fully virtual environment.
  • Paid stipend.
  • Ability to attract curious, mature, and motivated undergraduate students.
  • Emphasis on computer science and engineering skills.
  • Common goal of solving real-world problems to advance biomedical science.