Research Advising Contact Us

Research is an exciting and integral component of your education in the life sciences. Email Undergraduate Science Research Advisor Dr. Anna Babakhanyan (BioLabs Room 5010, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA; use Divinity Ave entrance and first elevator on the right) to schedule an appointment to discuss your interests and options, including but not limited to:

  • finding a lab for basic science, pre-clinical and clinical research at Harvard and affiliated hospitals/institutes
  • contacting professor (resume feedback, interview guidance, choosing a lab)
  • strategy for applying and receiving research funding, proposal feedback 
  • finding research opportunities for summer at Harvard, US-based institutions (including your home state), international research institutes, global health research 
  • when problems arise in the lab

Undergraduate Science Research Workshop

Part 1: Identifying interest & right time to do research, Finding a Lab, Science Resume

Dr. Anna Babakhanyan, Undergraduate Research Advisor, will help Harvard students learn about science research landscape at Harvard. You will learn about what kind of research is available at Harvard, how to find lab that fits, when one should start research, how to contact labs and more.

We encouraged students attend the Oct/Nov Research Workshop Part 2, which will provide strategies for students to prepare for the Annual HUROS Research Fair, interviewing, summer funding strategies and more.

Registration (use Harvard College email; registrations with private email addresses will not be approved):
[workshops are identical, attend one]

–Fri Sep 10, 2021 3-4pm EST, zoomhttps://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gy6Y7lBRSQ-Wns8RDm3RjA

–Mon Sep 13, 2021 5-6pm EST, zoomhttps://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_J2Wc7uusSV2P2CB92PLr4A

–Mon Sep 20, 2021 5-6pm EST, zoomhttps://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L3Z7U0I8QB-M2DIkVHDSZQ

–Tue Sep 28, 2021 12-1pm EST, zoom https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ovlFb3wWSKiLQEzPPn64KQ

- Tue Oct 5, 2021 12-1pm EST, zoom https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1yrRTlgURraphQUrZQlZbQ

- Fri Oct 8, 2021 3-4pm EST, zoom https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9OKHgxK3S52p-ZqCOdI1rg