This is an innovative summer institute for local students in Vallejo, CA.  It is a free program for high school and college students.  Student and faculty volunteers from Touro University California (TUC) donate their own time.  This makes it cost-effective but yet exciting internship.


The 7th Biotech Academy Summer Internship (Research Session) is on-going. This year, we cover five schools in three counties. Thank you for participation!   

Internship News

Thank you for attending. Summer academy has now been completed.Research session is still on-going. Photos and news are available at: Biotech Academy Internship Facebook

- 7th Biotech Academy Internship in the news (Several coverages)! 
   "High school students pick up medical knowledge at Touro University,
   "Bright Future at the Biotech Academy Touro Internship",
- The 6th Biotech Internship was held June 27-30 and July 10-12, 2017. We welcomed students addimitted to UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz.
- Biotech Internship Workshop welcomed local K-12 leaders, May 11, 2017.
- 2016 interns from MIT attended the Teens Life Conference, Feb 15, 2017.
- 2016 interns have been accepted by UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UCLA, UC Santa Cruz, UC San Diego and University of Southern California (Confirmed as of May 12, 2016). 
- White House Conference on Aging/National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) presentation by Sandy at 16:45 min-point (Click here) and at 0:40 sec-point (Click here).
- CNN news, Sep 2014, Sandy is in the news (Click here).   
- Vallejo Times-Herald, June 27, 2014 (Vallejo, American Canyon...).
- Vallejo Times-Herald, June 10, 2014 (Vallejo's MIT...).       
- Vallejo Times-Herald, July 18, 2013 (Alzheimer's research).
- Daily Republic, July 23, 2013 (Doctors share skills..).
- Daily Republic, July 19, 2013 (Touro university hosts...).
- Daily Republic, July 15, 2013 (Photo gallery).
- Vallejo Times-Herald, July 19, 2012 (First-hand look at medicine).