Kentucky Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network and INBRE

Alexey ArkovMurray State University is now one of KBRIN's Regional Comprehensive Partner/Affiliates with Alexey Arkov, PhD serving as the Murray State University lead faculty member.

May 1, 2015

Mark Bardgett

Dr. Mark Bardgett from Northern Kentucky University named a 2015 Fellow in the Midwestern Psychological Association. This honor of distinction is awarded to individuals who have made a significant contribution to the field of psychology. Dr. Bardgett is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Interdisciplinary Minor in Neuroscience at NKU. He also serves as the institutional Lead Faculty representative for NKU as part of the KBRIN. We would like to send hearty congratulations to Dr. Bardgett for his hard work and dedication to the field!

Kurt Gibbs, PhDKurt Gibbs, Assistant Professor at Morehead receives NIH R15 Award for his proposal "miRNA expression after spinal cord compression injury in Xenopus laevis," 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

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

July 20-24, 2015: 2015 KBRIN Next Generation Sequencing and Data Analysis Workshop at the UK Advanced Genetic Technologies Center. Open to faculty and students from private liberal arts and regional colleges/universities. Targeted primarily toward biologists and/or computer scientists who are interested in NGS/Genome Science and subsequent bioinformatic analysis.Register Online

Jan 8, 2016: KBRIN IDeA Award Guidelines Revised: Review Guidelines and new deadline.

Nov 11-13, 2015: 3rd Biennial SouthEast IDeA Meeting. Hosted by Mississippi INBRE, the meeting will be held in Biloxi, Mississippi at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino. More Information

Jan 8, 2016: KBRIN IDeA Award Guidelines Revised: Review Guidelines and new deadline.

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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
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