Intern group is largest in OMRF’s 76-year history
OMRF’s education programs enjoyed a record summer in 2022. For most students, summer means late nights, lake days and snooze buttons. But for those who spend the dog days in OMRF’s labs, it’s mice, pipettes and data analysis. Despite the obvious appeal of a lazy few months between semesters, in recent years, OMRF has seen […]
A partnership with Langston University aims to draw more Black students to biomedical research.
Okay. We still have a ways to go in this decade. But even in spite of the pandemic, the 2020s are off to a strong start at OMRF. Dr. Lijun Xia published groundbreaking new research in the journal Science and secured a new $13.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Courtney Griffin […]
What do scholars do? Scholars work full-time (40 hours per week on average) in state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratories on individual projects and are guided by OMRF and OKC VA scientific mentors. Every effort is made to assign scholars to laboratories conducting research of particular interest to them. The scholars attend weekly seminars as well as […]
Eligibility To be eligible for the OMRF-OKC VA Langston Biomedical Research Scholars Program, applicants must be: Currently enrolled Langston University students, preferably pursuing degrees in biology, chemistry, mathematics or related fields. At least 16 years of age. A U.S. citizen or permanent resident or have unrestricted employment authorization in accordance with applicable Immigration and Naturalization […]