The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

This certificate program is designed for students who have received or will soon receive a bachelor's degree and have not committed to a career path in science. It is designed to "immerse" students in an active research lab where the excitement of biomedical research is obvious and nurtured with the hopes of encouraging them to pursue doctoral training in the biomedical sciences.

If this sounds like you... apply to the PREP!

Applicants apply for a June start date. For higher consideration, please apply by May 15. For Summer 2015 admission begin applying October 1, 2014.

PREP one-page brochure

For further information and application materials, please contact:

David W. Niesel, Ph.DDavid W. Niesel, PhD, PREP Director
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1019
Tel: 409.772.2324

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Clifford W. Houston, Ph.D.Clifford W. Houston, PhD
PREP Director




Fernanda Laezza, MD, PhDFernanda Laezza, MD, PhD
PREP Director



Aneth ZertucheAneth Zertuche, PREP coordinator
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1019
Tel: 409.772.2322