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UW Amgen Scholars Program Information Sessions

UW Amgen Information Sessions

Come to an information session presented by a URP adviser. Bring your program questions and learn more about the application process, what you can expect by being named an Amgen Scholar, and what our expectations are for students.

Thursday, December 5 – 3:30 – 4:30pm
Friday, December 6 – 12:30 – 1:30pm
Wednesday, January 8 – 10:30 – 11:30am
Monday, January 13 – 12:30 – 1:30pm
Thursday, January 23 – 2:00 – 3:00pm

All sessions will be held in Mary Gates Hall 171.

Register here!

Learn more about the Amgen Scholars Summer Program

UW Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program


Interested in learning more about science and biotechnology research as a career? The UW Amgen Scholars Program provides a transformative opportunity for some of the nation’s top undergraduates to explore and prepare for careers in scientific research. For more information, visit the UW Amgen homepage.

The application for the 2014 UW Amgen Scholars Summer Research Program is now live!  APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 3, 2014.

To learn more about the program, register to attend an upcoming Amgen Scholars Program Information Session.


–Thursday, December 5 – 3:30-4:30 pm in MGH 171
–Friday, December 6 – 12:30-1:30 pm in MGH 171
–Monday, January 13 – 12:30 – 1:30pm in MGH 171
–Thursday, January 23 – 2:00 – 3:00pm in MGH 171

Researcher Spotlight: Guillermo Romano

Guillermo Romano, Class of 2013

Amgen ScholarMary Gates Research Scholar, and Undergraduate Research Leader

Majors: Biochemistry, Public Health
Minor: Chemistry
Research Mentor: Dr. Dustin Maly

Where is Guillermo now?
Guillermo is currently doing research at Seattle Children’s Research Institute with Dr. David Rawlings, working on a gene therapy project aimed at making human cells immune to HIV infection.