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Programs for Laramie Researchers and Students

NWC INBRE lab with researchers posing with lab equipmentRESEARCHERS

Bioinformatics Core Opportunities:


UW (Laramie campus) INBRE Undergraduate Research Fellowships:

***The following INBRE undergraduate fellowships are open to any University of Wyoming SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR or SENIOR student located on the LARAMIE UW campus.***

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.

Fellowship applicants must all submit research proposals that deal exclusively with biomedically related questions and experimental research that seek to improve human health.

  • FALL only fellowship: $800 (80 hours at $10/hour)
  • SPRING only fellowship: $800 (80 hours at $10/hour)
  • Combined Fall-Spring Fellowship: $1600 (160 hours at $10/hour)
  • SUMMER fellowship for 2020 will be $5400 (450 hours at $12/hour)

Applications for SPRING 2020 UW INBRE Undergraduate Research Fellowship are not being accepted at this time. Check back later during the fall term.

HOW TO SUBMIT a fellowship application for UW students:

  1. FIRST, READ the INBRE undergraduate fellowship application checklist and instructions.This guides you on what to include in your resume, project summary, and research proposal.      Proposals are due THURSDAY December 5, 2019 no later than 5 p.m. MST.  We cannot consider incomplete applications
  2. Request your letters from faculty early(!). Submit Faculty Letters here.
  3. Complete the application form ONLINE. Upload required documents on the form: Résumé, Academic Transcripts, Project Summary and Research Proposal. Please label all of your files with your name! UW INBRE UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH APPLICATION
Letter of Commitment from your research mentor- This letter should provide details of the mentors willingness to supervise the research, describe the expected learning experiences, and, if pertinent, describe funds and facilities available to support the student’s research.
Two letters of Recommendation from UW and/or Wyoming Community College faculty


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