Apply

Acceptance into the program will be on a competitive basis as there are 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.  APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTEDNED: November 22, 2023, 12:00pm.  

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 (Waived for 2024) 
  4. One copy of most recent academic transcript. (Unofficial copy sent via email to kate.hutchinson@stonybrook.edu)
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. Deposit $500 (refundable if not accepted)

Application Deadlines

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTEDNED: November 22, 2023, 12:00pm.  

Interested participants are encouraged to submit their applications as early as possible.  Final application deadline is November 10, 2023, 5:00pm ET.

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. Offers of acceptance will be sent via email the week of November 20, 2023.

Program Fees
  • Student/Post Doc: $1995 ** Fee Waived for Stony Brook Students**
  • New York State corporate sponsored employee: $2295
  • Non New York State corporate sponsored employees: $4250

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
  • Application Deadline – EXTEDNED: November 22, 2023, 12:00pm.  
  • Offers of Acceptance – Week of November 20, 2023
  • Classes begin January 23, 2024*

*The Center for Biotechnology will be following the guidance and policies of Stony Brook University in regards to in-person and virtual learning for spring 2024 semester.

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, 2024
  • 50% refund – Written cancellation must be received by the Center for Biotechnology by:
    February 7, 2024.
  • No refunds after February 7, 2024.