Summer Intern Program 2017

The 2017 Class of NEI Summer Interns: Front row (Left to right): Tamir Odzorig, Maria Lee, June Kim, Jennifer Zhu, Anagha Lokhande, Nicole Pannullo, Natalia Santiago, Maria Rios, Fatima Gomez, Rohini Kallianpur, Colby Lewallen, Nikhil Etikela, Karina Navarro. Middle Row: Aditya Guru, Mia Flood, Esika Savsani, Adam Lazere, Daniel Lulli, Kaifa Boyce, Alejandra Maiz. Back Row: Dev Shah, Emile Vieta, Brandon Klein, Tony Duckworth, Jay Sastry, Anne Warburton, Sammy Bennett, Peter Stewart, Jerry Lee

Thirty-five summer interns and special volunteers worked in the labs and clinics of the NEI during the summer of 2017, conducting basic, translational, and clinical research. These students, from high schools and universities around the country, spent eight to twelve weeks working in labs across the NIH Campus in Bethesda, MD, and the NIH Twinbrook Campus in Rockville, MD.

The Diversity In Vision Research and Ophthalmology (DIVRO) summer program, sponsored by the NEI Office of the Director to promote research opportunities for students interested in pursuing a scientific or medical career, had another ten participants interested in pursuing scientific or medical careers.

In addition to their scientific work, interns visited the NEI Eye Clinic and participated in the Summer Intern Journal Club on Topics in Vision Research, Responsible Conduct of Research training and Presentation coaching. Additionally, interns had the opportunity in career development workshops and scientific talks organized by the NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education

2017 Summer Interns

2017 NIH Summer Poster Day Participants

The NIH is dedicated to building a diverse community in its training and employment programs. HHS, NIH, and NEI are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Last updated: July 29, 2019