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ABRCMS 2016 Winners
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Dra. Aixa Alfonso – Univ of Illinois
Asamblea de Honores
Community Outreach - Brain Awareness
Uncovering the link between stress and cancer
IVY League Plus
Summer & Graduate School Opportunities
Hands-On Workshop Protein Isolation
Southwestern University -Texas, Dr. Nancy Street
Hands-On Workshop Micropippeting and Microplating
Hands-On Workshop PCR and Gel Electrophoresis
4th PRISE Research Symposium
Hands-On Workshop Bacterial DNA Isolation and PCR Techniques
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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.