Investigative activities and problem-solving endeavors in fields such as biotechnology, bioengineering, nanotechnology and health sciences stimulate increased knowledge and skills in science, engineering, technology and math!
Participants will utilize sophisticated, state-of-the-art methods and equipment during problem-based activities. Techniques may include:
- Restriction Endonuclease Digestion
- PCR (polymerase chain reaction)/Gel electrophoresis/DNA fingerprinting
- Bacterial transformation
- Western blotting
- And other STEM-related activities!!
Participants will complete an independent collaborative investigation during the last two weeks of the program utilizing laboratory skills they have acquired.
Application deadline: 5:00:00 PM Monday, April 7, 2014
You must complete and submit the online application, as well as the supporting documentation, by 5:00:00 PM Monday, April 7, 2014.
The required documentation includes the Participation Agreement, Parental Consent Form, Teacher Recommendation Forms and an official copy of your transcript mailed from your school. Incomplete/late applications will NOT be considered.
Approximately 4 weeks after the application deadline, following committee review of the completed applications and required documentation, notification of status will
be e-mailed to the applicant’s reported e-mail address. We will not supply any admission information early or by phone. Please note that STEM Quest Summer Camp II is
a competitive program. Submission of documentation does not guarantee acceptance.
All supporting documentation
, except the Teacher Recommendation Form, should be mailed to
Michele Marquette, Ph.D.
Only the Teacher Recommendation form may be faxed!
Program Manager, Science Education Programs
UTMB Office of Educational Outreach
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77555-1110
No other faxes will be accepted!
Questions may be emailed to Dr. Michele Marquette