K-12 Student Training Opportunities

HCI offers a number of research opportunities for high school students. Our NIH-funded PathMaker program provides a ten-week residential summer research program to talented rising high school seniors. This research-intensive program provides participants with hands-on lab experience and a variety of preprofessional development activities.

The PathMaker program is also available to middle and high school science teachers interested in learning more about cancer research and developing cancer-focused curriculum for their classrooms.

HCI also provides a two-week residential summer research program for rising high school sophomores and juniors from schools in rural Utah interested in exploring a career in biomedical research.

Senior Director of Cancer Training and Career Enhancement

Donald E. Ayer, PhD

Cancer Center Bio

Associate Leader of Cancer Training and Career Enhancement

Kolawole S. Okuyemi, MD, MPH

Cancer Center Bio