Cancer Undergraduate Research Experience

The Stephenson Cancer Center established the Cancer Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Program to enable outstanding undergraduate students to work alongside experienced cancer investigators to encourage their interests in and preparation for careers in cancer research and medicine.

The  CURE Program offers students a chance to receive intensive hands-on training and experience in active research laboratories over an eight-week summer program. In addition, the scholars will also be a part of a journal club and many other exciting opportunities. 

At the conclusion of the program, students participate in a poster presentation to gain experience in organizing, interpreting, and discussing their research results.

View a full list of past program participants.

Program Details

The CURE program is an eight-week program. Students must be able to commit to the entire timeframe. Scholars are selected based on aptitude and interest in science and math, academic standing, personal essay and recommendation letters.

To apply for the CURE program, you must be enrolled in an undergraduate program and have completed between 60 and 100 credit hours.

Learn more about eligibility and applying for the Summer Research Scholars Program.

Contact Information

Stevie Warner, MHR
Program Coordinator
Education, Training and Career Enhancement Core
Stephenson Cancer Center
stevie-warner@ouhsc.edu
405-271-2537