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The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Summer Research Exposure Program (SREP) provides multidisciplinary education and research exposure opportunities for high school students (ages 16 to 18) and a unique opportunity to enhance their understanding of regenerative medicine research, research tools and techniques.

The SREP provides students with educational and hands-on research experiences designed to increase their familiarity with the scientific process and to stimulate interest in advanced education and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields and multidisciplinary regenerative medicine research in a friendly and nurturing environment.

High School WFIRM Summer Research Scholars

Program Benefits

Academic, Social and Personal
  • Participate in regenerative medicine research with WFIRM faculty, students and staff in a strong team-based environment.
  • Gain unique hands-on research experience and skill development.
  • Attend the annual Regenerative Medicine Essentials Course as well as special seminars and weekly research meetings.
  • Meet and network with peers and near-peers who have similar interests and goals.
  • Heighten and inspire interest and academic confidence in STEM disciplines.
  • Become more competitive when applying to undergraduate schools in the STEM disciplines.

How To Apply 

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) has initiated a new opportunity for high school students to explore the world of regenerative medicine and engage in hands-on research by working with WFIRM researchers and their teams.

The high school student is required to be a minimum of 16 years of age on or before June 10, 2019 and will be required to produce immunization records upon selection.