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Acceptance into the program will be on a competitive basis as there a limited number of seats for the program at each location. Candidates must hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree in the life sciences. All current employees of life sciences companies are eligible for the program. 2018 Final Application Deadline: Stony Brook – November 30, 2017. NYC Application Deadline Extended to December 22, 2017. 

Application Package Checklist

Students & Postdoctoral Fellows:
  1. Resume (submitted online through application form)
  2. Personal essay (submitted online through application form)
  3. One (1) letter of recommendation sent directly via email to kate.hutchinson@stonybrook.edu
  4. One copy of most recent academic transcript. (Unofficial copy sent via email to kate.hutchinson@stonybrook.edu)
  5. Application fee $40 (non-refundable)
  6. Deposit $500 (refundable if not accepted)
Non-Students
  1. Resume (submitted online through application form)
  2. Personal essay (submitted online through application form)
  3. One (1) letter of recommendation sent directly via email to kate.hutchinson@stonybrook.edu
  4. Application fee $40 (non-refundable)
  5. Deposit $500 (refundable if not accepted)

Application Deadlines

Early Application deadline – Friday, October 27, 2017
Final Application deadline – Thursday, November 30, 2017
NYC Location ONLY – Application Deadline Extended to December 22, 2017.  

Interested participants are encouraged to submit their applications by the early application deadline of Friday, October 27, 2017. Applications received by this deadline will be considered for all open slots first. Any application received after this date (but before the late application deadline) will be considered only if there are available seats at the location which the applicant prefers to attend.

Application Review Process

All applications will be reviewed internally by the Center for Biotechnology as well as by a committee comprised of industry executives and academic researchers. For early deadline applicants, offers of acceptance will be sent via email the week of November 20, 2018.

Program Fees
  • Student/Post Doc: $1995
  • New York State corporate sponsored employee: $2295
  • Non New York State corporate sponsored employees: $4250
  • Non-refundable application fee $40

All payments must be made by check – Please make checks payable to IFR #900082. Please ensure that you send two separate checks for the deposit and application fee. Payment must be received by the application deadline. Checks postmarked after the application deadline will not be accepted.

Important Dates
  • Early Application Deadline – October 27, 2017, 5pm.
  • Early Deadline Offers of Acceptance – Week of November 20, 2017
  • Final Application Deadline – November 30, 2017. NYC Location ONLY – Application Deadline Extended to December 22, 2017
  • Classes begin January 23, 2018

Any items that must be mailed to the Center for Biotechnology, please address as follows:

Kate Hutchinson, Fundamentals Program Director
Center for Biotechnology
Bioengineering 2nd Floor
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-5280

Refund Policy
  • Full refund – Written cancellation must be received by the Center for Biotechnology by:
    January 31, 2018.
  • 50% refund – Written cancellation must be received by the Center for Biotechnology by:
    February 5, 2018.
  • No refunds after February 5, 2018.