Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement


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    A joint upper division application is now available for the RISE and BUILD programs. One application is used for both student research programs.

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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.