University at Albany Summer Research Program

The University at Albany annual Summer Research Program offers qualified underrepresented undergraduates an enriching and valuable research experience.

The University at Albany Summer Research Program (UASRP) can be a powerful part of the undergraduate college experience and a way to encourage graduate study.  We offer qualified underrepresented and low-income undergraduates an enriching and valuable eight (8) week research experience. Participants are placed under the direction and guidance of faculty mentor and researchers from various institutions and agencies. These have included sites such as the University at Albany, College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, Gen*NY*Sis Center for Excellence in Cancer Genomics, Chemistry Department, Pharmaceutical Research Institute, NYS Department of Health’s Wadsworth Center, Stratton VA Medical Center and others.

§  Research is the main focus of the summer program.

§  UASRP faculty mentor and undergraduate students work on a specific research topic.

§  Students present research findings at the Buffalo McNair Conference as well at the University at Albany Symposium.

§  Unique opportunity to receive hands-on training in academic research and scholarly writing.

§  Students attend a variety of seminars and workshops designed to enhance skills needed for graduate study and professional development.


For more information contact the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) by calling

(518) 442-5071 or (518) 442-5183 or visit our website at

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