Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) Speaker Seminar

by LBRN | 30 Jul 2015

SURF Seminar

The Summer Undergraduate Research Forum Seminar, will be held Friday morning, July 31st, 2015 from 10:00am - 11:30am at the Life Sciences Annex, A101 Auditorium, prior to the Summer Undergraduate Research Forum Poster Event.

Dr. Melissa DeBiasse, a postdoctoral researcher in Margan Kelly’s lab at LSU, will talk about her studies leading up to her career today and her current research.

Dr. Matthew Patterson, a postdoctoral researcher in the LSU Superfund Research Center in LSU’s Department of Chemistry, will also talk about his studies and his current research.

For more about the speakers, click on the program page.

For more information about SURF 2015 please visit our SURF event page (click here).

22nd Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF)

by LBRN | 14 Jul 2015


The Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF), will be held Friday, July 31st, 2015 from 1:00pm – 4:00pm in LSU’s Union’s Cotillion Ballroom.

The 20th Annual Summer Undergraduate Research Forum (SURF) where undergraduate students from across the LSU campus present their summer research projects. SURF includes students from research programs such as LSU/BRCC Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (Bridges), CCT REU, HHMI, LA-SiGMA, LBRN, NOYCE, Office of Strategic Initiatives REU (OSI REU), Physics & Astronomy REU, and SURE as well as individual student researchers in various laboratories across LSU. The students will be on hand to discuss their work, which ranges widely across a variety of scientific fields - chemistry, biology, chemical engineering, math, computer science, biochemistry and physics will be represented. Students come from LSU, colleges from all across the state, and universities all across the country.

Please come and ask the participants about their summer research!

For more information and registration info for SURF 2015 please visit SURF (click here).

note: Deadline for SURF Registration: Friday, July 17, 2015

LBRN and Louisiana Clinical & Translational Science Center- LA CaTS Competition for Translational Science Projects

by LBRN | 18 Dec 2014

RFAs (click on title to download proposal information)


  • Announcement of RFA - December 18, 2014
  • Letter of Intent - January 30, 2015
  • Full proposal due - March 16, 2015
  • Announcement of Award - March 31, 2015


The purpose of this new program is to provide an additional opportunity for junior and senior LBRN PUI faculty to engage in clinical and translational research. It is specifically linked to LA CaTS through collaboration of faculty, training opportunities, infrastructural resources and partial funding. It is targeted at faculty with an interest to extend their research findings into translational and clinical studies. This should be an especially intriguing opportunity to bioinformatics problems related to diagnosis and treatment.

The Online Form will become available in early January, 2015 for the Letters of Intent to be submitted. We’re using an online submission system instead of emailing completed proposals.

All awards are pending funding.

SCALA 2015 Scientific Computing Around Louisiana

by LBRN | 15 Dec 2014

Tulane University, New Orleans - March 20-21, 2015

Tulane University’s Center for Computational Science and the LSU Center for Computation and Technology (CCT) will co-sponsor, for the fourth time, a meeting to:

  • highlight cutting-edge topics in scientific computing,
  • showcase the research at Louisiana institutions and,
  • promote collaborations across the state of Louisiana.

This meeting is open to any faculty, post-doctoral researcher or student from any college in and around Louisiana. The meeting will start Friday at 1:00 p.m. and run through approximately 5 p.m. Saturday.


Greg Forest, Mathematics Department, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Lisette de Pillis, Mathematics Department, Harvey Mudd College Michele Benzi, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Emory University REGISTRATION: Contributed talks are now being solicited. Registration is FREE, but required. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: January 25, 2015 (early submissions encouraged).

For More Information:

LBRN 2015 Annual Meeting, January 30-February 1st, 2015

by LBRN | 23 Nov 2014

Information and Registration available for the LBRN 2015 Annual Meeting Event to be held in Baton Rouge.

Deadline for Registration is Thursday, January 8, 2015.

Register Now!

Summer Research 2015 Applications Now Available

by LBRN | 29 Oct 2014

Applications for the 2015 Summer Research Program are now available for undergraduate, graduate, and faculty.

Deadline for Applications is February 11, 2015.

Apply Now!

LBRN 2015 Competition for INBRE Research Project

by LBRN | 09 Sep 2014

RFAs (click on titles to download proposal information)


  • Announcement of RFA - September 9, 2014
  • Letter of Intent - October 1, 2014
  • Full proposal due - November 3, 2014 (updated Oct 27, 2014)
  • Announcement of Award - December 1, 2014


The purpose of these RFA is to solicit new start-up and shared instrumentation funds as well as for new pilot and full projects for the proposed new grant period. The selection and distribution of these projects by the Steering Committee will be based on the quality of the proposals and the needs of the INBRE program. Proposed projects should be consistent with the program’s focal research areas.

The Online Form is closed as the deadline for the Letters of Intent has been reached. If you completed the initial form, you will have received an email with instructions. This year we’re using an online submission system instead of emailing completed proposals.

All awards are pending funding.

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