Scholar Spotlight

Kyle Nisbeth
Tiffany King

Tiffany King is from Indian Head, Maryland. She participated in the MBRS-RISE program from 2006 through 2009. While at Spelman she conducted research under the guidance of Dr. Mark Lee. She graduated from Spelman in 2009 with a B.S. in Biology.    Read More

Kyle Nisbeth
Angel Gray

Angel Gray, a Senior Psychology major at Spelman College works in the lab of Dr. Duane Jackson as the Head Undergraduate Lab Assistant. Her current research focuses on behavioral interactions between termites and   fire ants that are restrain    Read More

Kyle Nisbeth
Kyle Nisbeth

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    Read More

Welcome to RISE

PilandaThe 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

RISE Activities

  • research
  • retreats
  • seminars
  • prof


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