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Department of Animal Sciences


2022 SURGe Program - Texas A&M University

SURGe is a 10-week intensive research experience under the mentorship of one of Texas A&M's Faculty of Genetics members that also includes a 3-credit hour Bioinformatics class. 

The introductory Bioinformatics class will provide training in modern bioinformatics tools via command-line that are used in genetics and genomics and the credits can be transferred to their home institution. Additionally, students will have weekly meetings, which allows them to explore research and career opportunities in genetics and genomics, discuss research ethics, information for applying to graduate schools, and learn effective oral and written presentation skills. For more information, see attached. The application is due March 1st!

Financial support: 

·      $5,500 stipend

·      Living expenses (room and board) on campus

·      Travel expenses

·      Tuition/fees for 3-credit hours

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions at or (979) 458-2284