Cornell Summer Research Institute

Professors in biology and chemistry lead ongoing summer research projects that investigate everything from the root causes of disease to genetic expression and evolution in fire coral, gray tree frogs, viruses, and tropical plants and insects. Research occurs in small teams with an emphasis on mentorship and learning. Learn more about these projects on the research and faculty pages for both biology and chemistry:

Research internships

Our students also benefit from high-level placements at leading research institutions ranging from the University of Chicago to Translational Genomics, a biotech firm located in Phoenix, Ariz. Many of these opportunities are supported by two exceptional Cornell initiatives: