Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement


  • 2020 CSULB Student Infographic Bragging Rights Contest

    Any research active CSULB student may submit an original Infographic to the competition to win bragging rights. Submissions are due by 5:00pm on April 18. Learn more about the competition.

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    Fill out our interest form to be contacted about training program information sessions, application workshops, and application due dates.

Training the Next Generation of Biomedical Research Professionals

The Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program is designed to support motivated students interested in developing careers as professional research scientists in biomedical and behavioral science fields. Its goal is to increase the interest, skills, and competitiveness of students pursuing biomedical or behavioral research careers. The program supports the research and career development of undergraduate students starting in their sophomore year and Master's degree candidates who will pursue Ph.D. training following graduation.

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Undergraduate Program

Please include your student ID number in all email correspondence.

M.S. to Ph.D. Program

Please include your student ID number (if known) in all email correspondence.