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Free Event – Tuition, Travel, Meals & Dorms Covered - International Undergraduate Summer Camp 2024

School of Life Sciences, Westlake University
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Tuition-free Event
Closing date
10 May 2024

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Biomedicine, Health Science, Life Science
Job Type
Internship, Researcher
Employment - Hours
Part time
Fixed term

Event Overview:

To all undergraduate students current studying life sciences or biomedical-related degrees, we are excited to announce that applications are open for the tuition-free Westlake University ‘Frontiers of Life Sciences’ International Undergraduate Summer Camp 2024. The 2-week program will be held from July 23rd to August 6th 2024 at Westlake University Yungu Campus in Hangzhou, China, and bring together the brightest minds from across the world to learn from and share cutting-edge life science research and innovations.


Event website:


Apply here:


Program Features

The program will be taught by leading and internationally-renowned professors from top universities and institutions. Students will be selected to attend for their outstanding academic and leadership potential, and we hope that the program will inspire you to become a future pioneer in the field of life sciences.

  •  Learn cutting-edge research techniques from renowned professors;
  •  Participate in discussions with international leaders in life sciences;
  •  Conduct advanced laboratory experiments in state-of-the-art facilities;
  •  Gain leadership and networking skills with peers in your field;
  •  Experience Chinese culture through tours to UNESCO World Heritage Sites.


Venue and Location

Westlake University is the perfect place for the world’s greatest minds to converge, become inspired, and conduct cutting-edge, collaborative research. Our Yungu Campus is located in the beautiful city of Hangzhou - a thriving technology hub and center of science and technology innovation, Chinese culture and history.


Meet the professors

An exciting 2-week, tuition-free program taught by leading, internationally-renowned professors from top institutions around the world.

  • Don Cleveland, University of California, San Diego
  • Tak W. Mak, University of Toronto
  • Xinnian Dong, Duke University
  • Dinshaw J. Patel, Sloan Kettering Institute
  • Aaron Gitler, Stanford University
  • Judith Frydman, Stanford University
  • Jin Billy Li, Stanford University
  • Manyuan Long, University of Chicago
  • Tony Hunter, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
  • Vivek Malhotra, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona
  • Rao Yi, Capital Medical University
  • Jin Li, Fudan University
  • Lieping Chen, Yale University
  • Philip Beachy, Stanford University
  • Katrin I. Andreasson, Stanford University


Application Information

Applications for the 2024 summer camp are now open!



The 2024 summer camp is open to undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who are majoring in biology or life sciences related fields.


How to Apply?

More information about the program and how to apply for the 2024 summer camp are available on the event website:


Eligible candidates are required to complete an online application form and attach any requested documents.


Application Deadline:

The deadline for applying is May 5th at 24:00 (midnight), China Standard Time (CST).


Tuition & Expenses:

The program is tuition-free. Meals and accommodation for all the event activities will be provided. Westlake University will reimburse domestic students for second-class railway seats between domestic cities, and economy class seats for international students. Materials required for visa applications will be provided by the program organizers.


Contact Information:

If you have any questions or require more information, please do not hesitate to let us know.

Contact Person(s): Ms. Yiyun Lou / Mr. Gareth Wetherill

Tel.: (+86) 0571-866776719


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