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The mission of the Institute is to promote cross-disciplinary research and education encompassing the biological, chemical, and engineering disciplines. The Institute represents a unique educational environment in which to prepare students to meet the complex scientific, technological, and ethical challenges we face in the twenty-first century.
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A Cardboard Canoe Regatta, And A Push For Girls In STEM

The Girls STEM Initiative (GSI) is a multiyear STEM engagement initiative sponsored by the IBB.  Details of the event can be found here. For information regarding the program please visit the Girls STEM Initiative web site.

News and Media

IBB Hamill Award Winners Announced

IBB congratulates the winners of their Hamill Innovations Awards! »

BioVentures Course - Spring 2015

IBB and the Rice BIOE & UTMB Departments are facilitating a BioVentures Course for Spring 2015. »

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

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

2014 IBB Travel Grant & BRC Collaborative Prize Winners
New IBB Travel Grant & BRC Collaborative Prize Winners announced for 2014 »

2014 IBB Awards Recipients2014 IBB Awards Recipients
Thanks to support from the Hamill Foundation and the Tietze Fund, the IBB is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 IBB Awards. »

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. »

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Friday, July 31, 2015
Rice University Summer Undergraduate Research Programs in
Biosciences & Bioengineering Poster Symposium

10:30 am - 12 noon
BRC 1st Floor Exhibit Hall
Click here for flyer.