CWRU Chemistry PhD Virtual Info Sessions

The Department of Chemistry will be hosting two virtual information sessions for students interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemistry. Students who attend one of these information sessions will receive an application fee waiver.

Tuesday, November 9 at 11am EST
Thursday, November 11 at 8pm EST

The sessions will be hosted by CWRU Chemistry faculty members, who will give an overview of the program, research conducted by the department, and details on how to apply.

Students can register for a session here or email

Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research (CanSUR)

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center is accepting applications for the new Cancer-focused Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CanSUR). This program offers a unique, immersive experience that will help prepare highly motivated undergraduates for a career in cancer research.

Program Components

  • Hands-on mentored cancer research experience including project development, execution, interpretation, and reporting of results.
  • Week-long “cancer research bootcamp” devoted to interactive cancer research lectures.
  • Weekly lunches organized around scientific and career enhancement topics. Dinner with fellow students, scholars and residents to learn about diverse cancer career opportunities.
  • Presentation of final research project findings at CanSUR Scholar Symposium.

Program Highlights

  • Each summer CanSUR will support 32 undergraduates for a 10-week period (June through August).
  • Undergraduates from across the country are encouraged to apply for the opportunity to work with one of 60 research experts from the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center.
  • Scholars will receive a stipend of $4,000 for the summer. Additional housing and travel allowances are available for select participants.

For more information visit

Application deadline: January 15, 2021

Want to jump start your search for the right research program? Check out this listing of programs that have recently reached out to CBC students.

Molecular Medicine PhD Program

Have you considered a research career in graduate school?  
Deadline: January 1st 2018  
In this program, you will get a Research Thesis Advisor and a Clinical Mentor who will help design an independent study or “Clinical Experience,” in addition to core coursework. All course work is completed in the Lerner Research Institute on the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic. You get to choose rotation and thesis mentors from a  faculty in research departments at both the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University campuses.

Full Tuition + Stipend
The deadline for the PhD program in Molecular Medicine, offered through a partnership between the Cleveland Clinic and Case Western Reserve University, is January 1st, 2018 for Fall 2018 enrollment. Details and the online application can be found on our website,