Pre-College Programs

Atlanta, Georgia

Location-Based Program

Disease Control: Biotechnology versus Microbes

Program Dates:

One-Week Session
Sunday, July 16 – Saturday, July 22, 2017

Language of Instruction:



For students completing grades 10-12 by June 2017, with a minimum age of 16 by the start of the program. An introductory biology or anatomy course will be advantageous to students, but not required. Students who do not have a strong biology background are encouraged to email the instructor a week before class begins to acquire extra reading material to enhance their scientific foundation.

Fees: $3,066

Passport/Visa Requirement:

A passport is required. US and EU citizens do not require a visa.

The application for this program is now closed.

Brown has partnered with the leading national Centers for Disease Control to offer students a unique one-week opportunity to study infectious diseases alongside some of the world's top researchers. When not conducting hands-on experiments at CDC labs, students will study and stay at Atlanta's Agnes Scott College.

Why are some diseases incurable?

Medicine is losing the fight against emerging infectious diseases. The microorganisms that cause infections can out-maneuver and genetically transform to combat our best medicines to date.

In "Disease Control: Biotechnology versus Microbes," students will learn

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