Undergraduate Research

DE-INBRE offers many opportunities for Undergraduate Researchers within our network. Learn more about them below:

Previous 2023 Summer Scholars at their poster presentations following their summer projects.

The Delaware INBRE Summer Scholars Program is an undergraduate summer research program sponsored through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) through funding to the Delaware INBRE program. In a partnership with five state institutions, including Christiana CareDelaware Technical Community CollegeDelaware State UniversityNemours Children’s Hospital, and the University of Delaware, selected undergraduate students are able to carry out independent research projects while studying full-time under a mentor to gain knowledge of research techniques and making unique scholarly or original impacts to the biomedical sciences. 

INBRE Student Travel Funding Request

UD Student, Lauren Baron, and her INBRE Mentor, Dr. Barmaki, attend the CHASE 2023 Conference. Lauren used the INBRE Student Travel Funding Request to support her attendance.

Undergraduate and Graduate students who have received research funding from the INBRE program can apply for travel awards to defray the costs of conference attendance relevant to their INBRE supported project.

Eligible students are those who were involved in the INBRE program as undergrads, Delaware State University graduate students who are INBRE funded, and students working in current INBRE pilot project labs on the pilot project proposal work.

National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

The NRMN has a variety of programs and resources aimed at implementing and disseminating innovative, evidence-based best practices to improve mentoring relationships at institutions across the country.

They offer MyNRMN for students and mentors. Members can connect with other students and researchers for anything from general questions about research and professional development as a scientist.

The NRMN also offers an opportunity board! A group to find or post program and internship opportunities for all students. All are welcome to join to gather and/or share resources related to opportunity placement. Summer Research, Research Presentations, Conferences and other opportunities! Please invite your friends and networks to join and participate in this group!