Department of Biochemistry University of Oxford Department of Biochemistry
University of Oxford
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3QU

Tel: +44 (0)1865 613200
Fax: +44 (0)1865 613201
Image showing the global movement of lipids in a model planar membrane
Matthieu Chavent, Sansom lab
Anaphase bridges in fission yeast cells
Whitby lab
Lactose permease represented using bending cylinders in Bendix software
Caroline Dahl, Sansom lab
Epithelial cells in C. elegans showing a seam cell that failed to undergo cytokinesis
Serena Ding, Woollard lab
Collage of Drosophila third instar larva optic lobe
Lu Yang, Davis lab
First year Biochemistry students at a practical class
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Vacation Studentships

Most deadlines for application are in February/March. The following organisations offer funding for vacation studentships. Further organisations may be found at the Society of Biology website.

Studentships within Oxford

Lister Summer Vacation Studentship
Open to students wishing to work with previous Lister Fellows In the Biochemistry Department .  Contact Prof. Ilan Davis, Dr Rob Klose or Prof. Judith Armitage.
http://www.lister-institute.org.uk/home/summer-studentships

Departmental Summer Vacation Studentship
Open to students registered for an M. Biochem in Oxford wishing to work in a laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry. (£1600, up to seven studentships)
Further Information
Closing date Friday 21st April 2017

BBSRC Research Experience Placements
Undergraduate vacation bursaries to provide outstanding students with the opportunity to work in one of the BBSRC's top training environments.
Further Information
Closing date 17th March 2017

British Heart Foundation Summer Internship.  
Available to work on cardiac biochemistry/physiology at the BHF Centre of Research Excellence in Oxford. 
http://www.cardioscience.ox.ac.uk/vacation-studentships
Closing date 6th February 2017

Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicine and Nuffield Department of Medicine 
http://www.ndm.ox.ac.uk/internships - Not offered in 2016

Some Colleges offer funding for laboratory work in the summer vacation
e.g. Brasenose, Magdalen, St Anne’s.  Apply via the Senior Tutor.

Studentships at Research Institutes in the UK

Cancer Research UK (Cambridge)
http://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/studying-cruk-ci
Closing date TBA

Crick Institute, London
For further information and to apply online visit the website:
crick.ac.uk/about-us/jobs-and-study/summer-students/2017-crick-calleva-summer-student-programme.  
Closing 12th February 2017

Diamond Light Source
http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Jobs/placements/Current.html
Closing date TBA

Institute of Cancer Research (London)
http://www.icr.ac.uk/studying-at-the-icr/undergraduate-vacation-scholarship-scheme
Closing date 26th February 2016

MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, Imperial College, London

http://www.csc.mrc.ac.uk/study-here/summer-studentships/undergraduates
Closing date TBA

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge
https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/students/summer-studentships
Closing date 1st March 2017

John Innes Centre, Norwich
http://www.jic.ac.uk/students/undergrad_bursaries.html
https://opportunities.jic.ac.uk/summerprogramme
Closing date 19th Jan 2017

UCL Institute of Child Health
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ich/education-ich/vacation_studentships 
Closing date 6th March 2017

Studentships from UK institutions 

(*  Potential Supervisor must be member of the society)

Biochemical Society Summer Studentships*
http://www.biochemistry.org/Grants/SummerVacationStudentships.aspx
Closing date 24th February 2017

The Genetics Society Summer Studentships*
See Society of Biology site 
Closing date 31st March 2017

Biology Undergraduate Research Bursaries Programme 
(Nuffield Foundation /Society of Biology)
http://www.societyofbiology.org/get-involved/grants/undergraduate-studentships
Closing date various

The Physiological Society Vacation Studentship Scheme*
http://www.physoc.org/undergraduate-vacation-studentship-scheme
Closing date 28th February 2017

The Society for General Microbiology*
microbiologysociety.org/grants-prizes/all-grants.cfm/harry-smith-vacation-studentships
Closing date TBA

Wellcome Trust
https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/biomedical-vacation-scholarships
Closing date 27th February 2017

British Society for Cell Biology
http://bscb.org/competitions-awardsgrants/studentships
Closing date: 31st March 2017

Studentships outside the UK

Amgen studentships (Stockholm/Munich/Cambridge)
http://www.amgenscholars.com/europe-program
Closing date 1st Feb 2017

EPFL Lausanne
http://sv.epfl.ch/summer-research
Closing date 31st January 2017

University of Zurich/ETH Zurich
http://www.biologie.uzh.ch/Studium/UndergraduateSummerSchool.html
Closing date 1st March 2017

Biocenter Vienna Summer School
http://www.vbcphdprogramme.at/summer-school/how-to-apply
Closing date 31st January 2017

Grenoble
Project on Molecular Dynamics and modelling.  Contact Dr Sylvia McLain in the Dept of Biochemistry, Oxford.

USA placements

Howard Hughes Medical Centre
http://www.janelia.org/student-programs
Closing date 6th January 2017

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
http://www.cshl.edu/education/urp
Closing date 15th January 2017

US Lab Directory:
http://www.asbmb.org/summerresearch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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