Virtual Undergraduate Research Experiences: More Than a Pandemic Stopgap

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Med, Issue 2, p.118 - 121 (2021)



During the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, experimental research groups face a unique challenge: how to train undergraduates without access to labs. We share our experience developing entirely virtual undergraduate research internships and make a case for virtual research as a complement to traditional undergraduate mentoring, even after the resolution of the pandemic.