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Science Horizons Fellowship

 Five  to eight Science Horizons Research Fellowships are available for undergraduates interested in careers in science. The fellowships are designed to enable students to undertake mentored research projects in a variety of scientific fields in off-campus environments. Potential internship sites include industry and government labs, research universities, and medical centers. Fellowship stipend - $4000 plus $1000 for living and travel expenses. 

Application consists of a short proposal outlining your 10 week project, a personal statement (approx. 250 words) explaining why you want to conduct research, your mentor's name and affiliation, letter of support from your mentor, and two letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your potential to conduct research.  Support and letters of recommendation can be emailed to Professor Brodfuehrer at

Click here for the application

2012 Science Horizon Interns

2011 Science Horizon Interns

2010 Science Horizon Interns


2009 Science Horizons Fellows

 Science Horizons Alumnae Mentor's List

The following Bryn Mawr alumnae have agreed to mentor and to provide a research experience for an undergraduate interested in a Science Horizons Fellowship.


Field of Study Name/Title Institution Research Contact Information
Not available Summer 2009

Julie Bartley '88

Gustavus Adolphus College

Yuh Min Chook '88

Univ. of Texas Southwestern Med. Ctr, Dallas Biophysics

Christina Cuomo BMC '91


The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

Roian Egnor '90

HHMI-- Janelia Farm Research Campus Neuroscience
  Andrea J. Fascetti '87 V.M.D., Ph.D University of California, Davis
Veterinary Medicine/Nutrition



Erica A. Golemis, Ph.D. (BMC '83) Fox Chase Cancer Center Cell signaling and tumor growth

Christine Hann '91
M.D., Ph.D.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Jennifer Kohler '94

Univ. of Texas Southwestern Glycoconjugate biosynthesis

Francesca Mariani '91

Keck School of Medicine
University of Southern California
Stem Cell Research
  Ishita Mukerji '83 Ph.D.
Wesleyan University
Protein and nucleic acid structure
Not available Summer 2009 Yasodaha Natkunam '87 M.D., Ph.D. Stanford University Medical School
  Nita H. Salzman '83 M.D., Ph.D. Department of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology
Medical College of Wisconsin
Gastrointestinal diseases, infectious/immunological diseases

Anna Mapp '92

University of Michigan
Gene expression in eukaryotes

Veronika Szalai '88

University of Maryland
Alzheimer's Disease
Computer Science        

Jacqueline MacDonald '86

UNC, Chapel Hill Dept. of Environmental Science
Computer Modeling

Mathematics &


Katie Kerr '92

 University of Washington  Biostatistics

Fang Chen '96

Emory University
Number Theory fchen2@LearnLink.Emory.Edu

Naomi J. Halas
(BMC Ph.D. '86)


Rice University Nanoengineered Photonics and Plasmonics

Gretchen Chapman '86

Rutgers University
Decision Making
  Jana M. Iverson '92 Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
Infant Communication Lab

Deborah Kim '93

University of Pennsylvania
Depression in pregnancy

Kristi von Ranson '88 Ph.D.

University of Calgary
Eating/Substance Abuse Disorders








Click here for summary of research performed by 2008 Science Horizons Fellows

List of Off-Campus research environments of previous Science Horizons Fellows

  • The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Departments of Entomology and Neuroscience. University of Minnesota
  • US Geological Survey in Menlo Park, CA
  • Department of Neurology at Thomas Jefferson University and Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • CTRS Diabetic Youth Foundation, Concord, CA
  • Department of Chemistry, Rider University
  • Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Institute for Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro
  • Research at the Summer Institute of Mathematics at Cornell University
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Medical School
  • The Forsyth Institute, Harvard University
  • Seaver and N.Y. Autism Center of Excellence, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • NYU Medical School, Department of Psychiatry
  • Pioneer Equine Veternairy Service, Alamo, CA


For more information please contact Dr. Peter Brodfuehrer (



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