Students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and staff in the Department of Cell Biology participate in many mentorship programs for middle and high school, undergraduate, and postbaccalaurate students as part of two major initiatives: Careers in Science & Medicine (CSM) Initiative and Hopkins Postbaccalaureate Research Eduction Program (PREP). Read more
Careers in Science & Medicine Initiative
The goal of the Careers in Science & Medicine (CSM) Initiative is to provide opportunities for individuals from socio-economically under-resourced backgrounds to pursue careers in science and medicine. The CSM Initiative is directed by Dr. Doug Robinson and co-directed by Dr. Jie Xao, Dr. Jungsan Sohn, Dr. Katherine Wilson, and Dr. Deidra Crews.
CSM Initiative Programs
Director: Dr. Katherine Wilson
Summer research internships and career mentoring for current undergraduates from all US states, territories, and tribes
Director: Dr. Deidra Crews
Full-time paid research experience and individualized mentoring toward entry and long-term success in MD, PhD, or MD/PhD careers for postbaccalaureates (recent college graduates) from all US states, territories, and tribes
Hopkins Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program
The goal of the Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) is to provide research opportunities and mentoring to recent college graduates with keen interest in entering PhD or MD/PhD careers. PREP is directed by Dr. Katherine Wilson.