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


The University of Texas Research in Life Science Camp focuses on current UT Austin research for students who will have graduated from 4th, 5th, or 6th grade by Summer 2021. 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

Students receive support from an instructor, UT student interns, and other UT faculty and staff. Activities throughout camp will be hands-on and materials will be shipped to your door. The camp also includes a mixture of virtual lab tours, career speakers, and college/career exploration opportunities. 


  • Session 1: June 7th - 11th, 2021 (Mon-Fri). 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Session II, August 2nd - 6th, 2021 (Mon-Fri). 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


We will meet you wherever you are! All labs and classes will be led virtually via Zoom.


$550 - Includes materials delivered to your door. Scholarships available for select students from IDEA Health Professions. 

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