26th Puerto Rico Neuroscience Conference

UMich - Role of voltage-gated Potassium channels and cholinergic transmission in synaptic plasticity in the Auditory Midbrain.


University of Minnesota Summer & Grad School opportunities.

Biomarker Discovery for Inflammatory Breast Cancer.

IVY MAS Recruitment Event

Univ of Texas Southwestern – Summer & Grad School Opportunities

Let's Talk About Science

Summer Research Symposium 2018

Outreach -PRISE/PHSU Asthma Research

Ponce Health Sciences University 14th Annual Scientic Conference

52nd ACS Junior Technical Meeting -
37th PR Interdisciplinary Scientific Meeting - April 2018

Experimental Biology - EB 2018

Community Outreach - Upward Bound March 2018

Stay Up to Date with PRISE Workshops and Events

Welcoming Future Scientists 2017

Dra. Aixa Alfonso – Univ of Illinois
Community Outreach - Brain Awareness
Hands-On Workshop Protein Isolation
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Welcome to UPR-PRISE a NIH/NIGMS-Funded undergraduate research training program in UPR-Ponce for Biology Major students

The University of Puerto Rico Ponce Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (PRISE) is a 5-year training program funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences grant # R25GM096955. By fostering competitive research with a particular focus on the biomedical sciences, UPR-PRISE advances the mission and goals of the University of Puerto Rico in Ponce. Additionally, our proposed research plan enhances the academic and technical capabilities of qualified undergraduate students creating a pipeline of well-trained students that complete B.S. degrees in Biology and pursue graduate studies in Biomedical Sciences. Special emphasis is also placed on responsible conduct in research, community-based learning and college retention.

ABRCMS 2018 UPR PRISE Winners Photo

With 28 students in attendance and 18 quality presentations, we are exceptionally proud of this year’s Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) delegation from UPR Ponce and UPR PRISE.

Special congratulations to our students Marinel Ocasio Rivera (cell biology) and Armando Ruiz Justiz (eng/phys/math) for earning the distinction of outstanding poster presentations in their respective categories.

UPR-PRISE is pleased to provide an important stepping stone in the scientific and professional journeys of our future leaders in STEM and is proud of the commitment, hard work and perseverance of each of its members. Keep up the great work!

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Visit The Laboratory of Microbial Pathogenesis Website, UPR Ponce PRISE students are taking part of it.

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