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Introduction to Basic Research - Summer Course 2017

The Department of Medicine is pleased to offer its 15th annual summer course "Introduction to Basic Research" from August 14-25, 2017. Deadline for registration is August 10, 2017.

The course is designed for students, technicians, post-docs, residents, fellows and clinicians who would like to include basic research in their studies, as well as clinicians who would like to explore the applications of basic science methodologies in clinical research. The goal of this course is to provide an overview of the various research techniques and expertise available on campus and also the core scientific resources that are available to our scientists at UMB. Lectures will deal with the background behind various molecular techniques, statistical applications and data analysis, balancing effort versus impact when beginning new research projects, research portfolio building, use of experimental animals, concepts of experimental design and experimental models.

The course will be held for two weeks from August 14 – August 25, 2017. Classes will be held between 9 to 12 noon each day.

The deadline for registration is August 10, 2017. Registration, which covers the cost of all class materials, is $25. Checks should be written to the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

For further information please contact:


The Course Registration Form‌ can be scanned and emailed or mailed to:

Ishwar S. Singh
HSFII, Room S141 
20 Penn St.,
Baltimore, MD 21201

CME credits will not be available.