Jackson State University Program

Conduct cancer research in Indianapolis as part of the JSU Program

The IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center has created a summer research program just for Jackson State University (JSU) students. JSU Program participants undertake this unique summer experience with other students from the cancer center’s summer research programs and other programs affiliated with IU School of Medicine.

This program provides mentored, high-quality, cancer-focused research experiences along with professional development workshops to prepare for careers in science, medicine, and other cancer related fields.

  • Interact with one of the cancer center research programsshared facilities, and more than 100 world-renowned investigators
  • Gain exposure to a wide range of basic science, translational, and clinical research activities
  • Continually interact with and learn from other students, clinical and post-doctoral fellows, and faculty
  • Networking events
  • Receive a stipend (payment)

The application deadline for the 2024 cycle has passed. Check back in quarter 4 2024 for the application to the 2025 cycle.

Meet a 2023 JSU Program participant

Jalan Drummond

We asked Jalan Drummond a few questions about his summer experience.

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Program Dates: Monday, June 3 – Friday July 26, 2024


Contact the Research Outreach Team at SimonEdu@iu.edu.


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