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F[O]rmulate Your Future at UC San Diego Extension provides high school students access to courses focused within life sciences leading to college and/or career readiness.

Boz Institute Research
Program for High Schoolers

Be part of our research team! Get immersed in the life sciences, undertake a unique applied research project in biodiversity and neurobiology and/or molecular biology.

Boz Institute Research for High School Students

About F[O]rmulate Your Future


Formulate Your Future, a component of UC San Diego Extension’s Futures program, offers high school students a full-immersion research curriculum with the intent of helping students become academically and technically proficient in advanced molecular biology concepts and their application in a life science research setting. Students will also obtain soft skills such as resume building and interview practice as well as oral science communication skills through poster sessions with local biotech companies. Students will also develop written science communication skills by developing a manuscript of their research. Upon completion of Formulate Your Future, students will earn a UC San Diego Extension an award of completion and pre-college credits along with real-world skills that may lead to internships, professional opportunities or a jumpstart on post-secondary education.

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UC San Diego Extension
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