Internships and Training

Summer Research Program 2016

PP2The summer research program (SRP) at Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) will offer intensive research training opportunities in specific fields of biomedical research to exceptional undergraduate students from Qatar, the region as well as international universities. The program will provide the participants with unique opportunities for hands-on laboratory research experience under the supervision of distinguished researchers at QBRI in a challenging and yet knowledge rewarding environment. The program also seeks to enrich the participant’s experience outside the laboratory through their participation in a series of seminars, workshops and informal interactions with members of the scientific community at QBRI and in other biomedical research institutions in Qatar.

Program Duration

The program will run for eight weeks, from May 8th to June 30th; Exceptions can be made if there is a need. The intensive nature of the program requires full-time commitment from the participants.

Application Deadline

March 20th, 2016


To be considered for the program, the applicant must:
  • Be enrolled in undergraduate program in biological/medical related science and have completed at least 2 years of coursework by the summer of this year
  • Have minimum graduate point average (GPA) of 3

Application Procedure

Applicants must fill the online form and submit the following documents:
  • Up-to-date resume.
  • Official copy of the university academic transcript.
  • Two letters of recommendation from faculty or instructors who are familiar with the student and are in a position to 
assess the student’s capabilities and potential for a career in science.
  • Selection of two projects. To view the list of projects, please click here.

To apply, please click here

if you encounter any difficulties in the application process, please send an email to

Selection Criteria & The Evaluation Proces

Applications will be evaluated by QBRI selection committee based on specific criteria including:
  • The student’s academic record and performance.
  • Letters of recommendation.

The top candidates will be interviewed in person or via Skype by members of the selection committee prior to making the final admission decision.

Poster for the Summer Research Program can be downloaded here.

If you have any queries, please contact Ms. Lina Hassna at

To learn more about the SRP and activities, visit the 2015 SRP page.

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