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Research Programs for Faculty and UW Students

NWC INBRE lab with researchers posing with lab equipmentFACULTY RESEARCHERS

INBRE Network research opportunities:

Bioinformatics Core Opportunities:


Undergraduate Research Assistantships due

FRIDAY 11:59 pm MT September 24, 2021 for FALL 2021-SPRING 2022

The Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) program is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH). Each Fall, Spring, and Summer semester, the Wyoming INBRE program funds about 10 UW undergraduates wishing to engage in biomedical research. Research hours must be completed during the award period. The following INBRE undergraduate assistantship is open to any University of Wyoming (Laramie campus) SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR or SENIOR student interested in biomedical research.

Applicants must submit research proposals that deal exclusively with biomedically related questions and experimental research that seek to improve human health

  • FALL 2021 research award: $960 (80 hours at $12/hour) and applications/letters due September 24, 2021
  • Combined FALL 2021-SPRING 2022 research award: $1920 (160 hours at $12/hour) Applications/letters due FRIDAY September 24, 2021
  • SPRING 2022 research award: $960 (80 hours at $12/hour)

SUBMIT application and faculty letters for UW students ONLINE:

  1. FIRST, open and read the INBRE undergraduate assistantship APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS. This guides you on what to include in your resume, abstract/project summary, and research proposal.  Applications and faculty letters are due FRIDAY September 24, 2021 no later than 11:59 p.m. MT. 
    We cannot consider late or incomplete applications
  2. Complete the assistantship application ONLINE here: UW INBRE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH PROGRAM APPLICATION.  Upload required pdf documents on the form: Résumé or CV, Academic Transcripts, Abstract/Project Summary and Research Proposal. Please label all uploaded files with your name!
  3. Request your letters from faculty early(!). SUBMIT FACULTY LETTERS ONLINE HERE
Letter of Commitment from your research mentor- This letter should detail the mentor's willingness to supervise the research, describe the expected learning experiences, and describe any funds/facilities available to support the student’s research.
Two letters of Recommendation from UW and/or Wyoming Community College faculty.


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