Welcome to RISE
The RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement) program is a structured biomedical research-training program for the underrepresented minorities and women who desire to pursue a career in biomedical research. The RISE Programs, funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH/NIGMS), were initiated in 1972. The RISE program at Spelman College was established in 2000 and is structured into two segments: The Research Development Program (Academic Year and Summer) and the START Program (Summer Training About Research Techniques). Read More
Kyle Nisbeth is currently a junior at Spelman College from South Orange, New Jersey. She will receive her Bachelor’s Degree in International Studies with a minor in Public Health and is a part of the graduating class of 2015. Ms. Nisbeth is a member of the Ethel Waddell Githii Honors Program and the MBRS-RISE program….Read More
2009 Spelman College MBRS-RISE Summer Research Symposium – Janina Jeff
A. The purpose of RISE Program is to increase the interest, skills, and competitiveness of undergraduate students for careers in biomedical research. Our program offers support for student development activities, which include seminars, critical skills thinking modules, on- and off-campus research experiences, and travel to scientific meetings. Read More…
Science Center, Tapley 412
350 Spelman Lane S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314