Student Application


Web Submission: Complete the on-line course data entry form. Upon submission you will be sent an email acknowledgement to your best email address confirming that you have completed the basic application. This email will include a link that you can use to return to your application to submit the following Required Supporting Documentation (in .pdf format). If reference letters are required, an email will be sent to all your listed references asking that they submit a letter of reference in .pdf format supporting your application.

  • Enclose a copy of your curriculum vitae.
  • Please arrange for two people who are familiar with your academic and research background and goals to write a letter of recommendation for you. Letters must be submitted by June 13, 2017.
  • Statement of Goals: Provide a statement of your reasons for wanting to take this course.
  • Summary of Research Experience: Provide a brief statement of your previous experience, if any, with the subject matter of this course.
  • Statement of Your Expectations for the Course: Describe information obtained in this course that will be important for your work or research program.
  • If you plan to bring your own samples to the course, please provide a description of them.

Deadline: Completed application forms and required supporting documentation must be received by June 13, 2017.   You will be notified of the Admissions Committee's decision by early July.

Financial Information: Tuition: TBD. Room & Board: TBD There is no MBL-funded financial assistance available for participants in this course.