• UAF Photo by Todd Paris

    UAF Photo by Todd Paris

  • UAF Photo by Todd Paris

    UAF Photo by Todd Paris

  • UAF Photo by Todd Paris

    UAF Photo by Todd Paris


Summer 2015 Undergraduate Research Assistantship (URA) Application STILL Open

The Alaska INBRE URA provides support for outstanding undergraduate students in the biological and physical sciences or mathematics at the University of Alaska to work in a biomedical laboratory environment building skills and gaining knowledge. UAF or UAA undergraduate students may apply for this student employment position with support from a UA mentor who will supervise the research.  Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2015.  Please visit the student funding opportunities page to read the full announcement. 

INBRE Bioinformatics Call for Service Requests Re-Issued with Monthly Submission Deadlines

Applications must be submitted by the 1st Friday of each month and funding announcements will be made by the 4th Friday of the month.  The call has been expanded to include requests to support bioinformatics training (registration fees as well as travel).  The maximum budget has been increased to $15,000 ($3,000 for training).  Please visit the faculty funding opportunities page to view the full announcement and application.

2015-2016 Faculty Pilot Research Project Application Period is NOW OPEN

Proposals are due on April 7, 2015 at 5pm AST.  If your proposal is submitted by 9am on April 7th, an administrative review will be conducted and feedback provided no later than noon on that date so corrections can be made in advance of the 5pm deadline.  To view the entire pilot announcement, please visit the faculty funding opportunities page.

Alaska INBRE will host genomics workshops at UAF in Summer 2015

UPDATE: Workshop Enrollment is currently full but applications are currently being accepted for the waitlist. 

Alaska INBRE will be offering two hands-on Next Generation DNA Sequencing and Sequence Analysis workshops this summer at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  Week 1 (Laboratory Techniques) will be held the week of July 27th and week 2 (Computational Techniques) will be held the week of August 3rd.  To learn more and to register, please visit the either the student funding opportunities or faculty funding opportunities page.

Travel Applications for Faculty, Postdocs, and students are now available

UA faculty, postdocs, graduate, and undergraduate students may now apply for travel funds to present their research, engage with mentors, and/or obtain technical training in science related to the specific aims of the Alaska INBRE Program.  To learn more about the travel awards please visit the Faculty/Postdoc Funding Opportunities page or the Student Funding Opportunities page.

News & Events

NIH announces new biosketch format

NIH has announced a new biosketch format for application due dates on/after January 25, 2015 (NOT-OD-15-024). The SF424 (R&R) forms page now includes both the old and new biosketch. In addition to the standard biosketch format, NIH also has a Fellowship-specific format that must be used for individual predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships, dissertation research grants (R36), and Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supplement).  After January 25, 2015 the old formats and samples will be removed. Until then, choose the format appropriate for your due date. Although we will be flexible in accepting either format before January 25, the new format is required on/after January 25 .  For more information visit the Biosketch FAQ page.

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