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About Wyoming INBRE

The long-term goal of Wyoming INBRE is to establish a statewide network supporting biomedical research, education. and training. Learn more >


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Wyoming INBRE is part of the Regional Alliance of INBRE Networks (RAIN).
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Wyoming INBRE is supported by an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Grant # 2P20GM103432. Website content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of NIH.


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A resource by scientists who've been in your shoes

Help, I'm a Scientist! is a collection of articles, advice, humor, origin stories and more, curated by scientists who've been in your shoes and supported by the above-mentioned Wyoming INBRE award. Scientists at all career stages might find some useful tips, inspiration, career advice and even a few laughs at helpimascientist.com.

News, Opportunities & Events

WY INBRE 2024-2025 Research Grant Competitions announced - Wyoming INBRE has established a number of awards designed to provide support for primary investigators that enhance biomedically related research, training, education, and collaboration through the Developmental Research Project Program (DRPP). Learn more>

JUNE 16-19, 2024: National IDeA Symposiom for Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE) - Faculty, students and staff attend the 9th Biennial NISBRE at the Washington Hilton on June 16-19 in Washington, DC, which showcases the scientific and training accomplishments of the IDeA program of the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). Learn more>

MAY 28-31, 2024: Regional Alliance of INBRE Networks (RAIN) Collaboration Studio @ Wyoming INBRE - Wyoming INBRE hosted the 2024 RAIN Collaboration Studio at the University of Wyoming, from May 28 – May 30, where faculty from all seven RAIN states met to explore interstate collaborative opportunities across the region. Learn more>

APRIL 20, 2024: Undergraduate Research and Inquiry (URID) Day - Calling all undergraduates, faculty, family, staff, and friends! You are invited to participate in Wyoming’s Undergraduate Research and Inquiry Across the Disciplines event, formerly Undergraduate Research Day. Download a printable flyer to advertise the event and visit the URID website for more details or register by March 29!

APRIL 18 - 19, 2024: Wyoming INBRE Spring Research Conference at  the UW Conference Center, Salon E. View the presentations schedule. View the full program.

WY INBRE UW Summer 2024 Undergraduate Research Experience in Gigley Lab - For WY Community College transfers to UW only. You must by transferring to UW for Fall 2024. Apply online by Friday April 19, 2024, 5 pm MDT

UW INBRE Summer 2024 Undergraduate Research Internship - research proposal/application and faculty letters due ONLINE FRIDAY April 5, 2024 5pm MDT. Summer Award is $6000 (400 hours at $15/hr) for May 20-July 26, 2024. APPLY ONLINE.

2024 Wyoming INBRE Community College-University of Wyoming Transition Student Program RFA - offers competitive awards for outstanding community college life science students who are transferring to the University of Wyoming to pursue careers in the biomedical sciences and/or allied health fields. Applications and letters of recommendation due by Friday, March 22, 2024 by 11:59 pm, late or incomplete applications will NOT be considered

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - 2024- 25 Collaborative Research Project
The goal of this program is to support research projects that engage University and Wyoming Community College researchers and students in projects with the potential to produce publishable results and develop into fundable programs at NIH and other federal agencies. Full Proposals are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 19, 2024.

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY - 2024-25 Graduate Research Assistantship
The purpose of the Wyoming INBRE Graduate Assistantship is to provide support for training Ph.D. students in biomedically related sciences. Applicants for the award must be qualified to advise Ph.D. students. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, January 12, 2024.

DECEMBER 2023: Dr. Bret Freudenthal from the University of Kansas Medical Center gives a talk titled “Visualizing DNA Repair at the Atomic Level” on Friday, December 1, 2023 from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at UW Casper, University Union Building, Room 421.

Request for Letters of Interest for WY INBRE Bridge Funding due by 5:00 pm on Monday, November 27, 2023 in order to explore the possibility of providing bridge-type funding to investigators who are actively competing for grants from the NIH or other major funding agencies focused on human health and disease.

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