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  • DUNE provides local high school students with a cutting-edge summer research experience in neuroscience laboratories at Duke University.
  • Participating students must be rising juniors, seniors or graduating seniors who have not yet applied to college, and from high schools within the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.
  • We encourage students from a diversity of backgrounds to apply. 
  • Students will be selected after submitting an application and two letters of recommendation from teachers or advisors.
  • Accepted students will be matched with participating labs based on their research interests.
  • Students will participate in:
    • Professional development activities such as college advising, scientific communication workshops, and career sessions.
    • Lectures by faculty on cutting-edge research in academia, industry, and medicine.
    • An end of program poster session where they will present their research.