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OPTIMUS High School Cancer Research Internship

What is OPTIMUS?

​The Outreach Program TInspire Minority and Underrepresented Students (OPTIMUS) is an educational cancer research internship at UC San Diego’s Moores Cancer Center. Our mission is to increase diversity in the clinical and biomedical research workforce.

Click here to read more about the program and apply

Program Curriculum

Program Dates: July 5th – August 13th.
This year OPTIMUS is virtual due to the pandemic.
OPTIMUS will meet virtually a few afternoons a week. Specific days to be determined
Students will be awarded a stipend for participation.

Program Organizer:

James Murphy, MD, MS

OPTIMUS Faculty Lead, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

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