NM-INBRE At A Glance

New Mexico INBRE champions biomedical and community-based research excellence in the state of New Mexico through the development of innovative, supportive and sustainable research environments for faculty and students, community engaging health initiatives, while building a network of lead scientists and educators at the state, regional and national level.


A collaborative effort of the Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, and Wyoming INBRE programs. That expands resource capabilities to address overlapping science questions specific to each state’s thematic umbrella.

Developmental Research Project Program

The programs mission is to create supportive research and training environments, facilitate communications & collaborations among participants, and provide access to core facilites


New Mexico INBRE Student Experience also known as NISE is an 8 week research experience that features four diffrent programs for students to apply to.

New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research (INBRE) is housed at New Mexico State University, and collaborates with more than 10 partner institutions across the state. One of the goals of the funding is to continue building a nationwide, multi-disciplinary research network that will enhance the biomedical research base with lead scientists, educators and students.

New Mexico INBRE Receives $19.9 million NIH Grant to Continue Biomedical Research Statewide

New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research (INBRE) is housed at New Mexico State University, collaborates with numerous partner institutions statewide, creating a dynamic network of scientists, educators, and students. Proudly, NM-INBRE announces the...

Organic Chemistry Students Borrow from the Kitchen to Conduct Independent Research

April 3, 2024, By Linda Brown Associate Professor Shiva Kyasa (center, rear) stands with his organic chemistry lab students. (Back row, L-R: Reya Adkins, Kolter Hubbell, Kyasa, Troy Jackson, Clarissa Montoya; Front row, L-R: Madelyn Reyes, Ana Armijo, Shandiin Harper)...

Project ECHO Launches Study on Improving Outcomes for Diabetic Patients with Chronic Conditions

Funds awarded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute  A research team at Project ECHO, affiliated with The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, has secured a $10.8 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research...

Building out sensor network for environmental monitoring.

A collaborative project titled "Improving geospatial environmental health research with Tribal communities in Montana and New Mexico" has made significant strides in environmental monitoring on the Crow Reservation. Led by Drs. Yan Lin and Joseph Hoover, along with...

Transforming Kidney Care for Fast-GrowingAsian American, American Indian, and Alaska Native Populations

The Kidney Week 2023 session "Serving the Underserved: Improving Kidney Health in Underserved Populations" highlighted the often overlooked kidney care needs of Asian American, American Indian, and Alaska Native communities in the United States. Dr. Leslie Wong from...

NMHU researchers discover new species of Giant Anaconda in South America

Dr. Sarah Corey-Rivas and Dr. Jesus Rivas hold up the Northern Green Anaconda, a new species of Giant Anaconds they identified in South America.  Photo from the Las Vegas Optic Researchers from New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) have recently unveiled a...

INBRE Helping New Mexico Natives Through Out Their Careers

Sebastian Medina, a current Assistant professor at New Mexico Highlands University, has been involved in the New Mexico INBRE program for a majority of his professional career. Medina, a first-generation college student from a rural community in northeastern New...

Lab Rat Eyes Ph.D. in Chemistry

Original Article | this article was written by Jennifer Olson @Western New Mexico University "I like knowing with certainty whether something is right or wrong and being able to prove it,” said Nick Arnold, a Silver City native who is double majoring in cell/molecular...

Recognizing Large Proposal Submitters: October 2022

This article was written by Dr. Hamid Mansouri Rad, Senior Proposal Development Specialist, RAS @New Mexico State University Congratulations to Drs. Michèle Shuster and Steve Stochaj for each submitting a proposal equal to greater than $1 million in amount requested....

Meet Dr. Joe Tomaka, NMSU’s New IRB Chair

This article was written by Ms. Michelle Gavin, Research Integrity Coordinator, RIC @New Mexico State University The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at NMSU is responsible for reviewing research involving human subjects for compliance with federal regulations....


Funding Opportunity for Developmental Research Projects

The New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (NM-INBRE) is announcing a funding opportunity for Developmental Research Projects for faculty researchers at eligible member institutions.* Interested investigators must submit a preliminary application by June 24, 2024 to be considered for the next stage of competitive review. Preliminary application due date: June 24, 2024 Applicants selected to complete proposal: July 1, 2024 Complete proposal due date (by invitation): August 15, 2024 Earliest award start date:

2024 NM-INBRE Annual Symposium

NM-INBRE Annual Symposium includes opportunities for faculty and students to present their science through oral and poster presentations and for professional development workshops. This event establishes an environment that fosters the development of strong, mutually respectful relationships between the faculty, who represent widely different institutions. The conference enables annual

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