IMSD and BEP are Looking for New Applicants!

IMSD and BEP are Looking for New Applicants!

The Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Program (IMSD-MBRS) and the Biomedical Exploratory Program (BEP) are recruiting for spring 2014!

2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Another successful Undergraduate Research Symposium (URS), hosted by the IMSD/MBRS and MARC Programs, took place on December 6, 2013!

Former SDSU MARC and IMSD/MBRS Program Scholars Give Back

Former SDSU MARC and IMSD/MBRS Program Scholars Give Back

As part of their mission to prepare undergraduate STEM and behavioral science students for direct-entry into Ph.D. programs, the Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) and Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) programs held their 7th Annual Current Ph.D. Panel on February 21, 2014.

IMSD Scholars Shine at National Diversity Conferences

IMSD Scholars Shine at National Diversity Conferences

IMSD scholars present their work at national conferences and take home awards!


APPLY

Become an IMSD Scholar: Apply Here

Become an IMSD Scholar: Apply Here

Become an IMSD Scholar: Apply Here

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RESEARCH

Get Involved in Research!

Get Involved in Research!

Benefits of Undergraduate Research.
How to Find a Mentor.

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ATTEND

Attend an IMSD-Sponsored Event

Attend an IMSD-Sponsored Event

Attend an upcoming seminar or workshop

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OPPORTUNITIES

New Opportunities

New Opportunities

Opportunities to conduct research or mentor

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SDSU IMSD News

IMSD Students Are Beginning Exciting Summer Research Projects!

IMSD Students Are Beginning Exciting Summer Research Projects!

IMSD and BEP program scholars are now focusing their energy on their research full-time, both in on-campus labs and at other universities

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Congratulations to our 2013 IMSD Graduates

Congratulations to our 2013 IMSD Graduates

Congratulations to IMSD Class of 2013!

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Harvard Beckons

Harvard Beckons

For the second consecutive year, a student in Professor Kelly Doran’s microbiology lab has been accepted to Harvard University.

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IMSD Alum Gives Back

IMSD Alum Gives Back

IMSD Alum, Khanichi Charles, goes from mentee to mentor, while studying at Harvard.

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IMSD Scholars Shine at the 2012 SACNAS Conference

IMSD Scholars Shine at the 2012 SACNAS Conference

Congratulations to the nine SDSU NIH IMSD Scholars who presented at the 2012 Society for the Advancement of Chicano and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) conference in Seattle, WA, Oct. 11-14.

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NIH Tabs SDSU Prof

NIH Tabs SDSU Prof

Biology professor Sanford Bernstein will chair the NIH board on skeletal muscle and exercise physiology.

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Congratulations NIH MBRS Scholars, Class of 2012

Congratulations NIH MBRS Scholars, Class of 2012

MBRS Class of 2012 Recognized for their Outstanding Accomplishments

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NIH MBRS Scholars Recognized at the 2012 Student Research Symposium for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

NIH MBRS Scholars Recognized at the 2012 Student Research Symposium for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

Five MBRS Scholars recognized for outstanding undergraduate research in oral and poster presentation categories

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Karina Kangas, Ph.D Student, To Conduct Predoctoral Fellowship Workshop, Friday, May 4, 2012, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, GMCS 324

Karina Kangas, Ph.D Student, To Conduct Predoctoral Fellowship Workshop, Friday, May 4, 2012, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm, GMCS 324

MBRS Alumna, Karina Kangas, rounds out her first year of doctoral training with two Predoctoral fellowships

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Erin Fletcher, 2012 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Undergraduate Research Fellow

Erin Fletcher,  2012 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Undergraduate Research Fellow

Erin Fletcher, 2012 ASM Undergraduate Research Fellow

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Taking Lasers into the Field

Taking Lasers into the Field

Bill Tong’s portable laser technology may someday save the lives of American soldiers fighting overseas.

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What One Year in MBRS Can Do for You

What One Year in MBRS Can Do for You

By Jennifer Keliher-Venegas It is a common emotional reaction incoming MBRS students face (and eventually overcome) after committing to a lifestyle analogous to that of a graduate scholar. Many prospective applicants may ask, “What can I do to prepare for the responsibility of balancing coursework, 10-15 hours of research training a week, monthly graduate school […]

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SDSU Named Hispanic-Serving Institution

San Diego State University has been designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education. The national designation provides access to federal grants and scholarships to colleges and universities that serve a high population of Hispanic students.

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