University of Michigan Graduate Student Panel Discussion

Interested in learning about graduate programs that will prepare you for an exciting career in drug discovery & development? Join the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy for a Graduate Student Panel Discussion via Zoom.

Graduate students from the PhD programs in Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences & Clinical Pharmacy Translational Sciences will share details regarding their background and goals and will be available to answer your questions and to share tips for success in graduate school.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021
5:00pm – 6:00pm EST
RSVP here.

Questions? Contact Cherie Doston, PhD at crdotson@umich.edu or 734-615-6562 (voicemail,)

2021 Pharmacy Scholars Program at UMich

Join UM Pharmacy TOMORROW, February 10th from 4:30-5pm for a Zoom info session to learn more about the Interdisciplinary REU Program and the Pharmacy Scholars ProgramRSVP here.


The Pharmacy Scholars Program (PSP) is a unique summer pre-pharmacy program open to college juniors, seniors, recent graduates, and individuals thinking about a career transition to pharmacy school.

The PSP is a four week virtual boot camp that provides coursework and activities that prepare students to be confident in the interview process, and first year pharmacy school courses. It also introduces them to faculty and administrators in the College, and exposes participants to the variety of career options one has with a PharmD degree. During the program you will have an opportunity to:

  • Attend admission information sessions
  • Receive one-on-one academic advising
  • Hear from a variety of faculty and student guest speakers
  • Explore various careers in pharmacy
  • Be mentored by current students
  • Review coursework in topics such as chemistry, math, and calculations
  • Be exposed to first year pharmacy school courses and more
  • Receive advice on writing a CV and personal statement
  • Receive a stipend!

The February 22 application deadline is approaching quickly! Visit the website to learn more and apply.

UM College of Pharmacy: Research Experience for Undergraduates

Join UM Pharmacy TOMORROW, February 10th from 4:30-5pm for a Zoom info session to learn more about the Interdisciplinary REU Program and the Pharmacy Scholars ProgramRSVP here.


The University of Michigan Interdisciplinary REU Program (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) in the Structure and Function of Proteins is designed to provide undergraduate students with a 10-week research experience in the areas of biochemistry, biophysics, cheminformatics, computational chemistry, enzymology, marine biology, molecular biology and plant biology.  The research projects featured in this program all involve studies of the structure and function of proteins.

REU Faculty Mentors represent the departments of Biochemistry; Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Pathology, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

The program will be held in a virtual format for the summer of 2021.  All research projects will involve virtual components.  Please note that the majority of the virtual projects offered will not require a computational background.

The program runs June 1 – August 4, 2021. It offers a stipend, housing allowance, and meal allowance.

The application deadline is March 1, 2021. Learn more and apply on the website.


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.