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SPIRE Summer Research Program 2019 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. Students participated ...

SPIRE Scholars Transition to Career Positions SPIRE scholars who have completed the program are: Lathiena Manning will begin a tenure track assistant professor position in biology at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA in Fall 2019. Ashlyn Spring will begin as a tenure ...

SPIRE Recognized for Promoting Diversity SPIRE has been selected as one of the Intergroup Collaboration recipients of the 2018 University Diversity Award at UNC Chapel Hill. Recipients of the awards were honored during the annual University Diversity Awards reception on Wednesday, April 18, ...

SPIRE Student Outcomes SPIRE is excited to share recent news about students mentored through the program: Jamie King, Ph.D. (undergraduate, NCA&T State University, graduate student at Emory University) successfully defended her dissertation “Roles of TTK Kinase in Breast Cancer Tumorigenesis” ...