Summer Undergraduate Pharmacology Experience in Research (SUPER)

The Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Neuroscience offers an eight-week summer research program for domestic undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in pharmacology. Students participate in laboratory research experiments and attend weekly lectures on topics that will help prepare them for success in research-intensive doctoral programs. The SUPER Program is funded by the ASPET/SURF, Society of Toxicology, LSU Health Shreveport Foundation and the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Neuroscience.

To Apply:

Students must submit an application, unofficial college transcript, and a brief personal statement of why you would like to participate in this internship program. Students must also ensure that one letter of recommendation is submitted. All letters of recommendation must be either emailed or mailed directly from the author. All applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.

Application Deadline for SUPER/SURF Summer 2020: March 22, 2020

The SUPER application for the summer of 2020 will be available on December 1, 2019.


Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience
LSU Health Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway
P.O. Box 33932
Shreveport, LA 71130-3932
Phone: (318) 675-7850
Fax: (318) 675-7857


For information about our graduate program or summer internship programs, please contact:


Nicholas E. Goeders, PhD
Graduate Student Recruiter
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience
Phone: (318) 675-7850


Ty Martinez
Academic Coordinator
Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience
Phone: (318) 675-7851