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1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

Congratulations to 2 current (Nisan Hubbard and Sheldon Lawrence) and 7 former SPIRE scholars (Ashalla Freeman, Tony Baines, Bryan Wilson, Danielle Graham, Shannon Jones, Krystle McLauglin, and Lathiena Nervo) who have been included in Cell ...

SPIRE Summer Research Program 2021

The goals of the program are to provide undergraduate students the opportunity to participate in innovative research at UNC Chapel Hill, develop professional skills as a scientist, and contribute to a scholarly community.  Research opportunities ...

Now Accepting Applications for Fellowships

The SPIRE program is now accepting applications for a new cohort of scholars! Applications due Feb 1, 2021. See Apply for details.

SPIRE Faculty Mentor Receives NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation has awarded Dr. Bob Poage, Associate Professor at UNC Pembroke a grant to develop computer simulations which may be used to test new methods of treating neuromuscular diseases. This project, entitled “Presynaptic ...