Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholars
The VCU Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Scholars Program (IMSD) provides research training in the biomedical sciences for individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research.
Jasmyn S. Abrams
Linda M. Alexander
Mentor: Dianne Pawluk
Tyler J Braxton
Mentor: Joe Porter
Mentor: Kimberly Jefferson
Ariana J DeCastro
Mentor: Chris Lemmon
Anatomy & Neurobiology
Mentor: Jeff Dupree
Mentor: Jeff Dupree
Mentor: Heather Lucas
Candace Y. Moore
Justin C. Moore
Mentor: Sandra De Rocha
Mentor: Ping Xu
Raven A. Smith
Metnor: Christina Tang
Kharrie L. Wimberly
Minority Access to Research Careers Scholars
The VCU Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program is designed to provide research training for academically talented VCU juniors and seniors who are interested in biomedical research careers.
Health Disparities Research Experience
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Program Students
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases' Short-term Educator Program for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) provides undergraduate students an opportunity to spend 10 weeks at a university of their choice working with faculty on a variety of research projects.
Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program Scholars
The Post-baccalaureate Research Education (PREP) Program is a one-year biomedical research training program for recent college graduates from underrepresented groups considering graduate-level training in the biomedical sciences.
Initiative for Maximizing Student Development Ph. D. Program Students
The VCU Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) Ph.D. Program provides Ph.D.-level training in the biomedical sciences for individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in biomedical research.
Mentor: John Ryan
Mentor: Daniel Conrad
Mentor: Jennifer Fettweis
Mentor: Hamid Akbarali
Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards
The VCU Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) is a unique three-year postdoctoral program designed to train fellows in biomedical research and teaching.