News : 2015

2015 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Interns Gain Valuable Research Experience

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics hosted 14 of South Florida’s top high school seniors for the 2015 JJ Vance Memorial Summer Internship in Biological and Computational Sciences. The program, which received a $500,000 five-year summer training grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, provides high school students with the unique opportunity to be directly involved in scientific research.

The JJ Vance Foundation was established in 1998 to celebrate the life and legacy of Jeffery Joseph “JJ” Vance who was stricken with a fatal blood clot at the age of 14.

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