CLIMB UP Mentors

Spend your summer working with a prestigious UB faculty member.

Dr. Jessy Alexander and her 2014 CLIMB PRO student, Maria Ritchie at the UB Summer Research Day. 

UB faculty members have diverse research interests encompassing virtually all aspects of modern biological, neuroscience, biomedical science, the health sciences, and other STEM disciplines. 

You will be matched with a mentor whose interests are complementary to your own. (We cannot guarantee placement with a particular mentor, but your answers will help gauge your interest and make appropriate matches.)

CLIMB UP applicants can apply to work with mentors who fall under 3 categories:


Undecided!?! No problem! On your application, please let us know which mentors and/or areas of science are most interesting to you, and upon acceptance, we will work with you to select the best mentor for you.



Participating Schools and Departments

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

College of Arts and Sciences