VISRA Undergrad Program

NOTE: This is no longer an active program, so no applications are open or accepted at this time.


The Vanderbilt International Summer Research Academy was created for international students looking to gain biomedical research experience at a top-tier US research institution.

Students who were selected for this highly competitive program were matched with a Vanderbilt faculty scientist and worked on a research project in their lab during their time at Vanderbilt.  Program participants presented their research at the end of the summer at the bi-annual VISRA Research Symposium.

Learn more about our previous VISRA participants here!


VISRA Sessions


Participants in the Vanderbilt International Summer Research Academy conducted a research project from June through July or from January through February under the supervision of a Vanderbilt faculty scientist.

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