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Research in Life Sciences
Cosmic exploration, DNA extraction, research methods, and more!


The University of Texas Research in Life Sciences Camp focuses on current UT Austin research for students who will have graduated from 4th, 5th, or 6th grade by Summer 2023. Students will have the opportunity to explore topics at the cutting edge of discovery. Below is a list of past topics that have been covered during Research in Life Science Camp: 

  • Biochemistry 
  • Cosmic and Planetary Exploration
  • Genetics & DNA Extraction 
  • Geography
  • Native Plants & Animals 
  • Research Methods 
  • Soil Identification

Camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students receive support from an instructor, UT student interns, and other UT faculty and staff. Activities throughout camp will be hands-on. The camp also includes a mixture of college/career exploration opportunities, games, and sports at Gregory Gym.


  • Session I: June 5th - June 9th, 2023
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


  • Session II: July 31st - August 4th, 2023
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


The University of Texas at Austin, Painter Hall


$599 - Includes materials, snacks, and a t-shirt.