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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