Provides an opportunity for high ability high school students in their junior or senior year from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds and those interested in exploring careers and educational opportunities in the areas of research, biomedical and clinical fields, and translational sciences. The program consists of a research experience, trainings and mentoring opportunities to broaden and encourage applications to undergraduate, medical and graduate programs at the University of Colorado.
The Denver STaRS Program is a partnership between the University of Colorado, CCTSI, and the Office of Inclusion and Outreach at the Anschutz Medical Campus.
Underrepresented high school juniors and seniors at Denver East High School and Denver School of Science and Technology (DSST) Stapleton and Green Valley Ranch Campuses
Expose students to biomedical, translational and other research fields to increase awareness of areas and career options.
8-10 weeks, 8-10 hours per week year round.
Based on your individual research experience. Examples include pipet, gel electrophoresis, Immunocytochemistry, DNA extractions, survey creation and administration, how to review scientist papers, data analysis, western blot, etc.