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IBB 30th Anniversary Symposium, Poster Session & Oktoberfest!
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Rice University Sponsors: the Office of Research, Wiess School of Natural Sciences, George R. Brown School of Engineering, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, and the Departments of BiosciencesChemistry, and Physics

Corporate Sponsors: VWR, Applied NanoFluorescence  

Welcome to the IBB

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.

Training and Support

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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IBB Highlights

MD Anderson/Rice Cancer Nanotech T32MD Anderson/Rice Cancer Nanotech T32
Administered by the IBB and MDACC, the goal of this program is to train scientists who will transfer the great promise of nanotechnology into clinical reality. »

SSPB Program now in 4th yearSSPB Program now in 4th year
This program, created and directed by the IBB, trains students to combine principles from STEM in order to make transformative discoveries and advances in biological engineering. »

2016 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards Announced2016 IBB Hamill Innovations Awards Announced
Now in it's eleventh year, the Hamill Innovations Awards funds the initiation of new collaborative research projects. »

IBB on Fox 26 Morning NewsIBB on Fox 26 Morning News
The high school program Girls STEM Initiative was discussed on the Fox program. »

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October 26, 2016
IBB 30th Anniversary Symposium and Oktoberfest
10am - 3pm, BRC Auditorium & Courtyard
Details coming soon!