Program Dates

Application Deadline: Feb. 11, 2018
10-week program: May 21-July 27, 2018

Research Day

Research Day (July 27, 2018) is the accumulation of all the hard work participants have put in throughout the summer. It is a one day event where participants present their research to judges, students and faculty. Awards will be given for the best presentations. Research Day also includes lunch and a keynote speaker.


The objectives of this program are substantial and rigorous and require full-time student commitment. Participants are expected to complete the entire program and present their projects at Research Day.


Selected program participants will receive a stipend of $4,000 for the 10-week program period.

Campus Contacts

Bryan/College Station Houston Temple
Dr. Brett Mitchell
Summer Research Program Director
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
361A Reynolds Medical Building
College Station TX, 77843-11143
Phone: 979.436.0751
Dr. David Huston
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Clinical Science and Translational Research Institute
2121 W. Holcombe Blvd, Suite 1111
Houston, TX 77030-3303
Phone: 713.677.8100
Dr. Xu Peng
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Medical Research Building
702 SW HK Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76504
Phone: 254.742.7176
Mary Ann Wolff
Summer Research Program Coordinator
Texas A&M University College of Medicine
Medical Research and Education Building
8447 Riverside Pkwy, Suite 1001
Bryan, TX 77807-1359

American Heart Association Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF)

The Texas A&M University College of Medicine’s Summer Research Program received support from the American Heart Association SouthWest Affiliate that will provide $4,000 stipends to selected students who perform cardiovascular research during the 10-week program. The goal of the AHA SURF program is to encourage students to pursue careers in cardiovascular research. Undergraduate students from Arkansas, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming are eligible for the fellowships. The top five accepted applicants who indicate their research interest is cardiovascular science and select a laboratory that specializes in cardiovascular research will be designated a Texas A&M Health Science Center AHA SURF Fellow.

Temple Health & Bioscience District Scholars Research Program

Selected Summer Research Program participants who work in one of the research laboratories in Temple, Texas, will be distinguished as a Temple Health & Bioscience District Scholar. The goal of this program is to provide participants with training in the technical aspects of conducting biomedical research by providing a hands-on experience. The top accepted applicants who select Temple as their preferred location will be designated a THBD Scholar.