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. It is run by Dr. Shin Murakami.


Thank you for coming to the Internship! It is now concluded this year. For your information, next year internship information is as follows:

2020 Biotech Academy Summer Internship
Date: 6/12-24, 2020 (TBD)
Place: TUC Campus

If you are interested in applying, please sign-up (Click here).

Internship News

The 8th Biotech academy summer internship was held June 14-27, 2019 and now successfully completed. We welcomed students adimitted to UC Davis, Berkeley and Santa Cruz among others. Research session is on-going.

- 8th Biotech Academy Internship in the news! 
   "Students experience medical silumations during program at Touro University"

- 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 7th Biotech Internship academy session was held June 18-28, 2018. Research session was in July, 2018.
- 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. Research session was in July, 2017.
- 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).