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Introduction to Basic Research

16th Annual Summer Course

Introduction to Basic Research

August 13-24, 2018

Registration Deadline: August 8

Course Registration Form

Summer Course

The Department of Medicine is pleased to offer its 16th annual summer course "Introduction to Basic Research" in August 2018.

The course is designed for fellows, residents, post-docs, technicians, students 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

Dates and Time

The course will be held for two weeks from August 13 – August 24, 2018. Classes will be held from 9 AM to 12 noon each day.


The deadline for registration is August 8, 2018.

Registration, which covers the cost of all class materials, is $25. Checks should be written to the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

To register, please download, complete and mail/email the Course Registration Form to:

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

CME credits will not be available.

For More Information

To learn more about the UMSOM, Department of Medicine Introduction to Basic Research Summer Course, or for questions about the registration process, please email Dr. Ishwar S. Singh.