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SARAS: Science and Research Awareness Series

The latest information about SARAS 2023 - 19th Annual Event
  • The SARAS 2023 Reservation System is open. Click here.
  • Registration takes place in early March
  • Admission into the program is on a first-come first-serve basis.
  • Transcripts and reference letters are not needed.
  • Students must be in high school (must finish at least 9th grade by June 2023) or college to attend SARAS.
  • Anticipated dates of SARAS 2023 are July 10-28.
  • We are hoping that the SARAS 2023 program will be a full day program (10:00 AM to 3:30 PM). If COVID is a concern, we may organize the SARAS 2023 as a half day program (8:15 AM to 12 Noon). The decision will be made in early March.
  • Both schedules are designed to coordinate with the arrival and departure times of LIRR trains at Stony Brook train station. Chaperoning from and to the Stony Brook train station will be provided.
  • The University has yet to make a decision regarding On-Campus Housing for SARAS 2023. As soon as we get the decision, we will update the info on this website. If approved, students can either commute daily or live on campus.
  • The SARAS 2023 program fee will be finalized by early March, 2023. Last year, the program fee was $800.
  • More details will be available when the actual registration process opens in early March.
What is SARAS?
  • Workshops, Lectures, Discussions & Expert's Views on Topics in Biomedical Sciences
  • Lab Safety Sessions leading to Certification to Work in a Research Lab
  • Exam prep sessions to get ready for SAT/ACT/MCAT
  • much, much more!
  • SARAS-2021 was featured in Stony Brook News


The 18th Annual SARAS was held as an In-person event with 110 students following CDC/NY State/ Stony Brook University/ Medical School/Hospital COVID-19 guidelines July 11-29, 2022


The 17th Annual SARAS was held as an In-person event limited to 60 students following CDC/NY State/ Stony Brook University/ Medical School/Hospital COVID-19 guidelines July 5-23, 2021


Group Photo from 2019 - SARAS attended by 120 students


Frequently Asked Questions
  • What is SARAS?
    • SARAS is a 3-week, summer program designed to heighten the awareness of High School and Undergraduate students in many aspects of Biomedical Science. The program has been offered since 2004.
  • Where is SARAS held?
    • SARAS takes place in the Health Sciences Center at Stony Brook University.
  • What will I learn by attending SARAS?
    • What you get out of SARAS depends on the effort you exert.
    • Read about the experiences of SARAS graduates on the Feedback page.
    • View photos and videos taken at SARAS over the years and see smiling, inquisitive students!
  • How can I get more information about SARAS?




Photos and Videos
SARAS 2022
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SARAS 2021
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SARAS 2019
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SARAS 2018
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SARAS 2017
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SARAS 2016
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SARAS 2015
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SARAS 2014
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SARAS 2013
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Feedback
Here's what SARAS graduates and their families have to say about the program


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2008 Students and Parents