Summer Interships 2022
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Applications are open - 2022

Science & Career Talk: Studying the Brain Mechanisms in Visual Development - copy - copy
Summer Research Opportunities and Writing Your Personal Statement - Feb 6 2020
SACNAS 2019 (November 2019)

SACNAS (November 2019)

Universidad Central del Caribe (October 2019)

Universidad Central del Caribe (November 2019)

Medical College of Wisconsin (October 2019)

Medical College of Wisconsin (October 2019)

University of Michigan (October 2019)

University of Michigan Medical School (October 2019)

4th Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting (October 2019)

4th Puerto Rico Cancer Research Meeting (October 2019)


IVY MAS Recruitment Event - 2019

EB 2019

Experimental Biology - EB 2019

Orientacion PRISE 2019

Orientación Programa PRISE UPRP (September 2019)

7th PRISE Summer Research Symposium (August 2019)

7th PRISE Summer Research Symposium (August 2019)

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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.

ELNUEVODIA.COM – En uno de sus estudios publicados en la revista Medicine, la doctora Edu Suarez y sus colaboradores encontraron que los puertorriqueños que padecen de asma tienen una susceptibilidad 300% mayor a la activación del receptor…….Learn More…




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Our proposed Supplement Research Training Plan is compiled as a Certification entitled: Principles and
Applications of Biomedical Research Tools: From Scientific Curiosity to Hands-on Approaches (PABRT). The PABRT Certification will consist of ten (10) 3-hour workshops to be offered during the academic year and a special Emphasis Project in Bioinformatics…..Learn More…

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