The IBB administers many research programs for both undergraduates and graduates. Currently active programs include: the BioXFEL Internship, the Cancer Nanotech T32 Fellowship, the NSF Research Experience for Undergrads (REU) in Multi-Scale Biomolecular Networks, and more. Inactive (recent) programs include: Med Into Grad and Beckman Scholars for Undergraduates.
Rice has a tremendous opportunity to assume an international leadership role in inter-disciplinary bio-related research and education. IBB engages its faculty members in conversation to help identify high-priority, transformative bio-related research themes in which Rice can achieve preeminence. IBB solicited the following one-page documents that summarize ideas, current strengths and investment needed to support growth in this area.