Summer Research 2016 Applications Now Available

by LBRN | 30 Oct 2015

Research funding opportunities for the LBRN 2016 Summer Research Program are now available for Louisiana faculty, graduate, and undergraduates at Louisiana colleges and universities.

Application Deadline is February 10, 2016.

Apply Here!

LBRN 2015 Competition for Research Projects

by LBRN | 15 Oct 2015

RFAs (click on title to download proposal information)


  • Announcement of RFA - **October 15, 2015 **
  • Letter of Intent - **October 30, 2015 **
  • Full proposal due - **November 30, 2015 **
  • Announcement of Award - **January 15, 2016 **
  • Project Start - **September 1, 2016 **


The purpose of these programs is to to solicit new start-up and shared instrumentation funds as well as for new pilot and full projects for the proposed grant period as well as provide an additional opportunity for junior and senior LBRN PUI faculty to engage in clinical and translational research. 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 available for the Letters of Intent to be submitted. We’re using an online submission system instead of emailing completed proposals.

Pre-Application Form

MCBRC Fall 2015 Workshop

by LBRN | 12 Oct 2015

MCBRC Workshop

The MCBRC Fall 2015 Workshop will be held at Wilson Laboratories at LSU, October 29-30, 2015 beginning at 9:00am on Thursday and ending at 4:00pm on Friday at Wilson (Hall) Laboratories.

The theme will be: Protein - Purification, Binding, Interaction and Structure Prediction and Modelling

For more about directions, registration, etc. please visit our workshops page:

Deadline: October 20th for Hotel, October 22nd for Registration.

Space is limited.

LBRN 2016 Annual Meeting, February 12-14, 2016

by LBRN | 15 Sep 2015

SAVE THE DATE! February 12-14, 2016

Information and Registration available for the LBRN 2016 Annual Meeting Event to be held in Monroe, Louisiana.

Current Information

4th Annual LA Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

by LBRN | 14 Sep 2015

SAVE THE DATE! April 1 - 2, 2016

We are happy to announce that “The 4th Annual Louisiana Conference on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics” will be held on April 1 & 2, 2016 at Xavier University, New Orleans. The conference aims to expose Louisiana to the cutting edge of Computational Biology, Bioinformatics Research and Applications while also providing a platform for exchange of information and technical knowledge among Louisiana-based scientists involved in different aspects of computational biology & bioinformatics.

The Conference program is planning to host four Keynote speakers highlighting each of four thematic sessions identified by the Scientific Committee. The meeting will provide an opportunity to exchange practical information and facilitate future collaborations among attendees.

We are very excited about this meeting and look forward tour enthusiastic participation! We look forward to your participation in this effort to promote and enhance bioinformatics in Louisiana.

Current Information

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

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