The Searle Systems Biology and Bioengineering Undergraduate Research Experience (SyBBURE)
Submit this application below and separately submit a copy of your resume via email to:
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for non-summer admissions.
The application deadline for the summer program is 5:00 PM, April 1st, before the summer for which you are applying. (Typical summer program dates: May 31st – August 5th)
Order an official transcript using
to be delivered by campus mail to Kevin Seale at 6815 Stevenson Center. Allow at least 3 working days between order and delivery.
For non-summer admissions, transcript should arrive within one week of sending your application.
For summer programs, transcript delivery should occur on or before application deadline.
If you would prefer you may download this form
as a microsoft word document (.doc) and submit the document along with your resume to
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Name (first and last):
What year of school are you currently in?:
High School Freshmen
High School Sophomore
High School Junior
High School Senior
Graduated High School, not started college
Date of Expected Graduation:
If in high school, what colleges have you applied to (please list all)?
Why do you want to do undergraduate research?:
What would make you an excellent member of the SyBBURE program? Please list specific skills:
Which of the following interest you the most? Please rank them 1-5, with 5 = most interested, 1=least interested:
What are your plans for the upcoming summer? Upcoming fall? After graduation?
Previous academic honors:
Previous scientific research experience or similar activities:
Favorite courses/topics within courses:
Family or friends involved in scientific research:
Extracurricular activities and hobbies:
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Please provide the name of one or more Vanderbilt faculty members whom we might contact as a reference:
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The SyBBURE Searle Undergraduate Research Program
6809 Stevenson Center | VU Station B 351807 | Nashville, TN 37235-1807
Phone: (615) 343-4124 | Fax: (615) 322-4977 | e-mail: