Summer Urological Research Experience

For more information
about the SURE Program
Mr. David "Brandy" Yeater,
SURE Program Coordinator
This year the program is scheduled to run from  Sunday May 22, 2016 through Saturday, July 30, 2016.  Interested parties should have their application materials submitted no later than February 1st, 2016.


  • Inroduction to Scientific Research
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • MYC-Mediated Prostate Carcinogenesis:  New Models and Mechanisms
  • Proteins
  • Tissue Fixation
  • Basics of Microscopy
  • Non-Coding Genome: The World of Small RNAs
  • Epigenetics: What Role Does it Play in Cancer?
  • Microarrays and their clinical utility
  • Ethics in Research
  • Preclinical Modeling & Transgenics
  • Basic Statistics in Research Clinical Study Design
  • Erectile Dysfunction: Model Systems
  • Robotics in Urologic Malignancies
  • Evolution & Cancer Heterogeneity
  • Chromatin Organization in the Normal and Disease State
  • Prostate Cancer/BPH and the History of the Brady Urological Institute
  • Studying Bone Metastasis in Pre-clinical Models
  • Thermal Treatment of Cancer; The Use of Nanoparticles
  • Role of Radiation in Treating Urologic Malignancies
  • Self-organization, complexity and chaos in biology: the role of IDPs 
  • Utilizing the Scientific Method to Go from Idea to Bench, to Bedside
  • PCR:  Understanding Basic and Advanced Uses
  • Genectics and Its Technologies
  • Cancer Biology
  • Utilizing In Vivo Research Models
  • Science Communication:  Manuscripts, Posters, and Pressentation

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