Endocrinology Laboratory Research (M-124)


In the area of laboratory research, students may elect to participate in a project concerning mechanisms of tumor cell kill via apoptosis or clonogenic death. Emphasis is on ionizing radiation and the role of endothelium in the tumor response. Translational research using human tumor xenografts is routine.

Prerequisites Other than Third Year Rotations

Interview with sponsor.


Two to three modules

Students per Module

WMCCU 2; outside 1



Elective dates (students applying through VSAS should refer to calendar information there)

A (July 5 - July 29) (Closed to international students)
B (August 1 - August 26) (Closed to international students)
C (August 29 – September 23 (Closed to international students)
D (September 26 - October 21)
E (October 24 - November 18)
F (November 21 - December 16)
G (January 3 - January 27)
H (January 30 - February 24)
I (February 27 - March 24) (Closed to international students)
J (April 3 - April 28)
K (May 1 - May 26)
L (May 29 - June 23) (Students must receive permission to apply from the Medical Student Coordinator prior to submitting an application)

Elective Program Online Application

International Students must apply by mail. See instructions

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