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2015 BioNetworks Symp

The 2015 IBB NSF REU BioNetworks interns participated in a poster symposium on July 31, 2015, that included additional Rice University summer undergraduate programs in biosciences and bioengineering. For more details, click here.

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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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
IBB Faculty Discussion Forum
BRC 10th Floor Conference Room (1003)
Click here for flyer.