2nd 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
RESEARCH IN THE NEWS — The October 2013 issue of the Lane Report highlights a KBRIN researcher's study of the growth of cancer cells. Dr. Ajay Srivastava, a WKU biology professor, and his students conduct genetic experiments on the Drosophila species of fruit fly as a model to study how cancer cells metastasize. Read article
KBRIN Researcher Invited Speaker at NIH Workshop: Dr.Cecile A. Marczinski associate professor at Northern Kentucky University was recently invited to speak at a two-day workshop co-sponsored by the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements and multiple NIH institutes. This workshop brought together prominent experts from across the nation and Dr. Marczinski discussed her research supported by KBRIN and her NIH R15 award. https://events-support.com/events/Energy_Workshop.
KATY 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 FORMER KBRIN SUMMER STUDENT ADVANCES
Jordan Olberding, a WKU senior, has been accepted into the PhD program at Yale University. Jordan was a 2011 KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program participant. Article and video
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