Events and Deadlines

RAIN Undergraduate Research Student Exchange in Nevada

The Regional Alliance of INBRE Networks (RAIN) was formed to support regional collaborations focused on common scientific themes. Opportunities exist for undergraduate students from the region to participate in transformative research experiences in the RAIN states. Individual INBRE Programs within RAIN host expertise-specific student programs, such as lab fellowships, workshops, and summer camps. Students from RAIN…

2021 RAIN Undergraduate Research Student Exchange in Idaho

The RAIN Undergraduate Research Student Exchange in Idaho application for summer 2021 is now CLOSED! Access the application HERE: https://idahoinbre.embark.com/apply/RAINexchange2021 Completed applications are due on November 2, 2020. RAIN was formed to support regional collaborations focused on common scientific themes.  Opportunities exist for undergraduate students from the region to participate in transformative research experiences in the…

November 2, 2020: Screening Application for Student Internships at National Labs

The RAIN Screening Application for Student Internships at National Labs is now available at https://idahoinbre.embark.com/apply/raininternships2021 Do a 10-week internship at a national laboratory. Each awarded student is paid $6000 to work full-time. Travel and housing will be paid separately. Application Procedure Choose one of the three national labs: Idaho National Laboratories (Idaho Falls, ID) Rocky…

New NSF Grant to Improve Undergraduate STEM Education Looking for Partners

Dr. Kayla Bieser and three out of state collaborators just received a Notice of Award for an NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) grant entitled: A Multi-institutional Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience in Genetics. This Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) has been implemented by Dr. Bieser in Nevada State College’s BIOL 300 course over the last…

RAIN Funding Opportunity Announcement – August 2020

The purpose of the RAIN FOA is to stimulate collaborative, biomedical research between two researchers in two Western IDeA states of Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming․ The goal of RAIN is to increase interdisciplinary research collaborations among faculty and broaden research and education opportunities for students․ The research projects are intended to: Stimulate…

Wyoming INBRE: Topics in Biomedical Research seminar

Wyoming INBRE is offering a weekly seminar: Topics in Biomedical Research. The sessions are Wednesdays from July 8th – August 12th, 2020 at 9:30 am Mountain 8:30 am Pacific. This seminar is geared towards highly motivated students wishing to gain competence in criticallyreading and evaluating primary research papers. Discussions will focus on a wide range…

New Mexico INBRE Summer Experience (NISE) – Application Open

The NISE programs offer different options for undergraduate students to get summer research experience and training.  The summer work experience will conclude in a presentation of results at a research symposium, held during the first week of August.  1. NISE-Prep:* The goal is to allow undergraduate students without laboratory experience, to work in a research laboratory…

LCSC to provide out-of-state tuition waivers for four undergrads

Lewis-Clark State College (LCSC) will offer four out-of-state tuition waivers for motivated students from RAIN states (Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming), who will enroll in the bioinformatics program at LCSC beginning in Fall 2020 semester. Watch the video to learn more about the bioinformatics program at LCSC and download the flyer.