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Summer Institute for Life Sciences (SILS)

The Office of Undergraduate Biology welcomes any undergraduates engaged or interested in research this summer to join us for a series of skills-building summer workshops and social activities as part of the Seventh Annual Summer Institute for Life Sciences (SILS VII).  Interested students can subscribe to our mailing list here. Programming runs a few times a month during June, July and early August.  Summer 2017 events included:

  • The SILS Fourth Annual Undergraduate Research Ethics Summer Symposium held in June where 100 students discussed the research ethics of CRISPR and genome-editing tools.  
  • SILS-Mann Library Citation Management Workshop and Pizza Lunch 
  • SILS-Cornell Library Data Management Workshop and Pizza Lunch 
  • The Seventh Annual Undergraduate Research Summer Symposium (SILS VII) held on campus in early August. An impressive breadth of research was presented by undergraduate scientists! Abstracts here.