Pipeline Partners

The role of pipeline partners in the consortium varies by type of institution. 
 

Two-Year Institutions

Students from two-year institutions majoring in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply for the BUILDing SCHOLARS Scholarship (as transfer students to UTEP) and to the Summer Research Program.

Faculty members from two-year institutions specializing in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply to the Seed Funding Program.

Additional enrichment opportunities will be available to faculty and students from these institutions throughout the academic year and summer via special workshops, symposia and other events.

 

epcc

El Paso Community College
and
Transmountain Early College High School

Principal Investigator: Maria Alvarez, Ph.D.
Professor and Coordinator of Biology
MBRS-RISE and DHS Bridge Program Director
Email: malva279@epcc.edu
Co-Principal Investigator: Carolina Chianelli, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology
Email: xkretsch@epcc.edu

sipi

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute

Principal Investigator: Valerie Montoya, Ph.D.
Vice-President, Academic Programs
Email: valerie.montoya@bie.edu

 

Four-Year Institutions

Students from four-year institutions majoring in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply to the Summer Research Program.

Faculty members from four-year institutions specializing in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply for the Seed Funding Program.

Additional enrichment opportunities will be available to faculty and students from these institutions throughout the academic year and summer via special workshops, symposia and other events.
 

nnmc

Northern New Mexico College

Principal Investigator: Ulises Ricoy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Biology
Email: uricoy@nnmc.edu

tsu

Texas Southern University

Co-Principal Investigator: Dong Liang, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Email: liang_dx@tsu.edu

wnmu

Western New Mexico University

Principal Investigator: Joseph Doyle, Ph.D.
NSF Grant Lab Director
Email: doylej@wnmu.edu
Email: Joseph.Doyle@wnmu.edu
Tel: 575-654-0202

NM-INBRE Affiliated Institutions

The New Mexico IDeA of Biomedical Research Excellence (NM-INBRE), partners with both two- and four-year colleges and universities in New Mexico to champion “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 scientist and educators at the state, regional and national level.”  

Students from all NM-INBRE affiliated institutions majoring in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply for the Summer Research Program. Students from two-year NM-INBRE affiliated intuitions are also encouraged to apply for the BUILDing SCHOLARS Undergraduate Scholarship (as transfer students to UTEP).

Faculty members from NM-INBRE institutions specializing in BUILD-related areas are eligible to apply to the Seed Funding Program.

Additional enrichment opportunities will be available to faculty and students from these institutions throughout the academic year and summer via special workshops, symposia and other events.

NM-INBRE is funded by the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) & National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Grant # P20GM103451.


Other Programs

COURI

SMART Mind

SURME

 

BUILDing SCHOLARS

500 W. University Ave.

CCSB G.0706

El Paso, TX, 79968

915.747.8717

buildingscholars@utep.edu

 

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