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TSRC Summer Schools

The TSRC Board of Directors and Science Advisory Board are commited to suporting high-level molecular science summer schools. TSRC summer schools fill the gaps in university education in molecular science. New schools will be considered. Contact TSRC director, Nana Naisbitt, for more information or to start your own school. 


TSRC is the proud home of the biennial Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry (TSTC), founded in 2009 by Jack Simons, University of Utah Professor of Chemistry. The next school will be held in 2015. Applications will be available in the fall of 2014. Use the links below to learn more about TSTC.

Telluride School on the Fundamental Science of Alternative Energy:

TSRC is home to the brand-new summer school called the Telluride School on Fundamental Science of Alternative Energy (FSAE). Founded and led by Victor Batista and Gary Brudvig of Yale University, the school will be held for the first time this summer.

Students must apply and be accepted. Student Applications are due by March 15, 2014. Students will be notified of their acceptance by April 1st, and will have until April 31st to register. Faculty must register by March 31st to be elegible for the early bird registration discount. 

Click here to apply. Once you have submitted your application, please have your advisor send an email recommendation to

Telluride School on Molecular Kinetics:

2014 also marks the first year for the TSRC School on Molecular Kinetics, founded and led by Ron Elber and Dimitri Makarov of University of Texas at Austin. Students are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Participation is limited to about 25 students.

TSRC Summer School