Molecular Biology Summer Workshops

How To Apply



You can now apply online: New England Biolabs Summer Workshops online application form. Follow the directions indicated on the page to complete your online application. Also, add to your trusted senders since it may end up in your quarantine.

Applications are accepted on a first come, first served basis, so apply now!


If you don't have easy internet access, you can mail your application to the address given below.


Molecular Biology Summer Workshops
c/o Dr. Steven A. Williams
Ford Hall
100 Green Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Payment Details:

Payment is due within four weeks following the receipt of your email acceptance letter. You should begin making arrangements for payment the same day you apply (note: some institutions are slow issuing checks). Late payments will incure a $300 penalty.

Registration fees (includes course fee, room and board) :

  • Payment received 4 weeks after receipt of your email acceptance letter :$4300.
  • Payment received after 4 weeks: $4600 for 2 week courses (including $300 penalty fee).
  • Please note:  if you apply late and your application is accepted, the payment deadline will be 4 weeks after the date of your acceptance.

Checks should be made out to: Molecular Biology Summer Workshops and mailed to Dr. Steven A. Williams at the above address.

**Please DO NOT make checks out to Dr. Williams or to Smith College.

Financial Aid Application Deadline: February 22, 2016 (Monday)If you need a visa to enter USA, please provide us with proof that you have obtained your visa by May 27, 2016 (Friday)   Find more information on financial aid by clicking here. The deadline for the elementary, middle and high school teachers is May 2, 2016 (Monday).

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend the course after having been accepted, you must notify us immediately by E-mail and/or telephone. A full reimbursement will be made for cancellations by May 31, 2016. Any cancellation beyond each session's deadline will result in a 2/3 refund and ONLY IF YOUR PLACE IS FILLED FROM OUR WAITING LIST. This policy is necessary because we must completely fill each session in order to "break even" (this is a non-profit course and we need to pay our bills!). 

Note: reimbursements will not be made until September 2016.

  This  page is maintained by Susan Haynes at the Ford Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063.  Last update: March 7, 2016.