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Undegraduates

The Undergraduate Breast Cancer Training Program in Surgical Oncology targets students with outstanding credentials who are in Bachelors programs in the biological sciences pursuing a medical degree or research career. This program is 3 months during summer break headed by Principal Investigator Rajendra G. Mehta, Ph.D. Mentors include professors from several departments and colleges in the sciences. Students learn techniques that may include culturing cells, cell counting, flow cytometry, PCR, immunocytochemistry, methods of results analysis plus many other processes depending on their project design. All students prepare and present results in the form of a seminar. Significant results are presented at the DOD Cancer Prevention Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.