Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network and INBRE


Selected 2014 UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit abstracts are now available at BMC Bioinformatics.

Nigel Cooper, PhDDr. Nigel Cooper, KY INBRE Program Director, receives 5-year 18.3 million NIH grant award to strengthen Kentucky's infrastructure and capacity for biomedical research. More

WKU researcher shines in “Science Idol” competition — Dr. Jill Maples, an assistant professor in WKU’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation,Jill Maples and Sport was selected as a co-winner in the first ever “Science Idol” competition held at the recent National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence in Washington DC. More

Sabine Waigel receives awardIDeA CORE TRAVEL AWARD — Sabine Waigel, UofL Genomics Core Manager, receives IDeA Core Travel Award. The travel award for IDeA-sponsored Core Lab members helps defray the cost of attending the 5th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE). Sabine Waigel attended the symposium, which was held June 16-18, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Dr. Janelle HareNIH RENEWAL GRANT — Using her NIH renewal grant, Dr. Janelle Hare, an Associate Professor in the Biology & Chemistry Department of Morehead State University continues her research in "Mechanisms of Action of UMUD in Regulating DNA Damage-Induced Genes in a UMUC DEF." VIDEO and ARTICLE

Dr. Stefan Paula2nd NIH GRANT — Dr. Stefan Paula, an associate professor at NKU has received his second NIH grant for his research "Hydroquinone Derivatives as Novel Calcium Atpase Inhibitors." Dr. Paula describes his research and impact of receiving the grant in this VIDEO

Katy Carlson, PHD and Morehead State University researcherKATY CARLSON'S, KBRIN-FUNDED RESEARCH RECEIVES $350K NIH GRANT — for a project titled “Accents and Syntactic Attachment: Exploring how pitch accents affect the resolution of syntactic ambiguities with or without prosodic boundaries.” - Learn more


Recent KBRIN-INBRE awards to Kentucky researchers are listed on the Program Evaluation/Recent Awards page.

Current NIH Awards for KBRIN-Funded projects can be found here.

KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program. Learn about program

Year-round Faculty Mentored Student-Research Experiences. Learn more

The INBRE grant provides support for a research core, a primary tool for building research capacity within the primarily undergraduate universities in the state. The research core provides funding for several research-active faculty with the goal of helping them to achieve independently-funded research programs while simultaneously engaging undergraduate students in research. Learn More

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IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)

The goal of Kentucky’s INBRE program (also known as KBRIN) is to expand biomedical research activities across the state. Through increased student training and career development in the primarily undergraduate universities (PUI)s, INBRE funding develops KY’s next generation of biomedical researchers.
How this has benefited Kentucky

Upcoming Events

KBRIN NIH R15 Grant Writing Workshop at KAS Meeting to be held November 14, 2014 at the University of Kentucky WT Young Library in Lexington, Kentucky. Register online by October 27, 2014. - Learn more

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KBRIN Summer Student

Rebecca Oliver, Transylvania University

Research Spotlight

Katy Carlson, PhD, Morehead State University, recent NIH grant recipient for her research on prosody. Learn more about Dr. Carlson and her research


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522 E. Gray Street, Louisville, KY 40292
[Overnight zip code: 40202]

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