College of Science

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

  • Your overall GPA must be a 3.0 or above.
  • You must have completed at least three of the courses listed below, before the research internship begins, or their equivalents, with a B or better.

    Cal Poly Pomona

    • BIO 310 Molecular and Cell Biology
    • BIO 450 Concepts of Molecular Biology
    • BIO 451/451L Molecular Biology Techniques
    • BIO 455/455L Molecular Biology of Recombinant DNA
    • BIO 570/570L Cellular Immunity and Disease
    • MICR415/415L Immunology and Serology
    • BIO465/465L Stem Cell Biology
    • BIO 565/565L Animal Tissue Culture

    Cal State L.A.

    • BIOL 380 Cell Biology OR CHEM 431 ABC Biochemistry
    • BIOL 413 Molecular Diagnostics
    • BIOL 416 Molecular Genetics
    • BIOL 417 Principles of Gene Manipulation
    • BIOL 519 Genetic Engineering Laboratory
    • MICR 304 Immunology and Serology
    • MICR 450 Innate Immunity
    • BIOL 481 Basic Cell Culture Theory and Techniques (required)
  • It is your responsibility to request official transcripts from all previous post-secondary educational institutions to be mailed directly to the address below.
  • An unofficial electronic copy of your transcripts needs to be sent to airanjansen@yahoo.com
  • You must also have three letters of recommendation in an electronic form as an attachment (pdf on letterhead required) sent by your recommenders to airanjansen@yahoo.com. Hard copies of the letters must also be sent to the address below.
  • Also, send official transcript documents to the address below:

Airan Jansen, Program Administrator
Department of Biological Sciences
Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Avenue
Pomona, CA  91768