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Undergraduate Summer Research and Opportunities Fair

IBB co-sponsored this fair with the Center for Civic Leadership. The event was held Wednesday, January 13, 2016, and over 500 students attended. Assisting the IBB NSF REU BioNetworks booth were Veronica Gough and Margaret Lie (both are Rice students and participants in the BioNetworks internship from summer 2015).

News and Media

2016 Hamill Innovations Grants: Call for Proposals

Applications are invited for the IBB Hamill Innovations Grant Program. »

2015 IBB Travel Grant & BRC Collaborative Prize Winners

Winners announced! These grants are given to outstanding graduate students of IBB faculty members. »

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training for faculty, postdocs and students. »

Become an IBB Sponsor

Funding IBB would launch new initiatives that create exciting interdisciplinary groups at the forefront of biosciences and bioengineering. »

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Department Highlights

2015 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards2015 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards
Now in its tenth year, the IBB is pleased to announce the recipients of their Hamill Innovations Awards. »

2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium
IBB hosted the Rice Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Symposium on July 31, 2015. »

Girls STEM InitiativeGirls STEM Initiative
An extensive preparatory program designed to immerse economically disadvantaged high school girls in biomedical research. »

2015 Internship and Opportunities Fair2015 Internship and Opportunities Fair
Another record-breaking internship fair was held January 14, 2015. »

Beckman Scholars ProgramBeckman Scholars Program
IBB welcomes the 2014 recipients of the Beckman Scholars Program, Steven Martinez and Dante Zakhidov. »

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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
IBB Spring 2016 Seminar Series - Celebrating 30 Years
Ashok Veeraraghavan, Mobile Technology for Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
12-1 PM, BRC 1003
Click here to RSVP!