Biotechnology in Boston

Work alongside scientists and discover treatements for various diseases. In partnership with a biotech company you will also experience advanced laboratory research in action, from the creation of a molecule, through testing to in depth conclusions.

Summer program for teens to immerse themselves in the Boston's cutting edge biotech scene

Program Highlights

In partnership with a biotech company, work alongside scientists discovering treatments for various diseases
Start with molecule design and compound creation, and follow the process to the point of in vitro biological activity
Learn how to isolate a protein, and see how it reacts to various compounds in an advanced research laboratory
Create a molecule, and test its biological results practicing the scientific method from hypothesis to conclusion

Residential Price: $4,998 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Extended Commuter Price: $3,398 USD (+ supplemental fees)

Commuter Price: $2,798 USD (+ supplemental fees)


Session 1: June 26 - July 8, 2022

Session 2: July 10 - July 22, 2022


Boston, MA

Course Overview

Are you interested in medicine, science and technology? Is your goal to create a life saving drug? This is a unique opportunity for high school students to gain real exposure and hands-on experience working in a biotechnology lab utilizing state of the art equipment. The goal of this program is to provide students intensive laboratory skills experience, and to understand fundamental chemical processes common in prokaryotic and eukaryotic biology, and classical and molecular genetics with an emphasis on gene expression and genetic engineering.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning

The biotechnology industry draws from a variety of different specialties, with microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, and I.T. all having a significant impact. In addition to lab work, students will have an opportunity to visit biotech incubators and hear from industry professionals.


Career Exploration

With industry professionals leading extensive discussions, along with visits to biotech incubators and the opportunity for students to experience hands on laboratory experimentation, this course provides wide ranging facets of learning related to the biotech industry that set students up for future success.


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