GeneLab for High Schools (GL4HS) is a four-week intensive training program for rising high school juniors and seniors held at NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley (Mountain View, CA). It provides students an opportunity to immerse themselves in space life sciences with a specific focus on omics-based bioinformatics research, the science of collecting and analyzing complex biological data such as genetic codes, and computational biology.


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Deadline extended to
February 28, 8 PM PT.
We are now accepting applications.

  • Application Deadline: February 28, 2019 8pm PT
  • Application Review: Application close - March
  • Offers Extended: Late-March to Early-April
  • Dates: from June 10 - July 5, 2019
  • Duration: 4 weeks
EligibilityAn applicant for a GL4HS program must:
  • Be a US citizen or US Green Card holder*
  • Be at least 16 years old on July 2, 2019
  • Be entering their junior or senior year next Fall
  • Have a GPA or equivalent of 3.0 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be willing to participate in all four weeks of the GL4HS summer program
  • Have taken at least one high school biology course (Please note that AP biology is not a requirement of this program)
  • Have a passion for learning and for Space Biology

GL4HS is an equal opportunity program. All applications received will be reviewed by NASA. Students will be selected based on their academic records, their reference letters, and their personal statements.

*Citizens of US territories Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Northern Marianas are considered U.S. citizens.

Additional Program InformationYou can read more about the GL4HS program 918-729-1809.
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