Summer Applied Biotechnology Research Experience

June 18 - August 24, 2018

Application Deadline: February 15, 2018 

2017 SABRE participants, from left to right: Amoge Ezike, Arianna Avellan, Temesgan Fiseha, and Sakar Paudael

The University of California, Santa Barbara Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB) is a uniquely interdisciplinary research environment, with a mission of transforming biological inspiration into technological innovation. The ICB Summer Research Internship in Science and Engineering at UCSB brings science and engineering majors from across the U.S. to UCSB for a summer research experience. Interns are partnered with a mentor of similar interest, conduct research in our state-of-the-art laboratories, attend research seminars, receive training in career development skills, and participate in social activities.

Program Highlights

  • 10-week Summer Research experience
  • $4000 Stipend
  • Up to $600 for travel
  • Housing and Meals provided
  • Career Development Workshops
  • Seminar Series

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a science, engineering, and/or mathematics undergraduate or masters student enrolled as a junior, senior, or masters student in the Fall 2017
  • Have a minimum B average
  • Must be from an under-represented group – Blacks/African Americans, Native Americans/Alaskans, Pacific Islanders, and Latinos/Latinas

Application and Details

To apply and learn more, please download the application and other information below.


Information Sheet

Project Description




Previous SABRE Student Projects


Summer 2017
Summer 2016
Summer 2015
Summer 2014
Summer 2013
Summer 2012
Summer 2011
Summer 2010
Summer 2009
Summer 2008


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