Reproductive and Oncofertility Science Academy at UCSD (ROSA)

Reproductive and Oncofertility Science Academy at UCSD (ROSA)

Applications for the Summer 2018 Academy
closed on February 9, 2018.

If you are already participating in this program, click here for summer schedule information.

About the Program

This competitive program accepts 12/14 high school girls from all areas of San Diego County. Sessions are held on a series of Saturdays during the summer and include topics such as, reproductive physiology, cancer biology, in vitro fertilization and reproductive bioethics. During the sessions, students don personalized lab coats to learn research techniques from top UCSD faculty, and engage in lively discussions with their peers regarding issues surrounding reproductive function in women with cancer. Instruction is also led by Dr. Ericka Senegar-Mitchell, an outstanding and nationally-recognized high school biology/biotech teacher. At the end of the summer, students give poster and oral presentations during a graduation ceremony and the top presenters are invited to a national conference in Chicago.

Program Organizer:

Patricia Winter

Reproductive and Oncofertilty Academy Coordinator
Reproductive and Oncofertility Science Academy at UCSD (ROSA)

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