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SPIRE Undergraduate Research Program 2023

Applications Due February 28, 2023 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 ...

SPIRE Application Now Open

Due date February 1, 2023. Check out details in the Apply section.

SPIRE Receives Continued Funding from NIGMS 2022-2027

It is with great excitement that we announce the funding of a five-year Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). This K12 training and career ...

Recent Awards and Grants Attained

Whitney Edwards, Ph.D. (4th year SPIRE scholar, Dr. Frank Conlon’s lab) – received a fellowship from the American Heart Association to fund her work titled TBX20/TLE Interaction Is Essential For Mammalian Heart Development Ashalla Freeman, Ph.D. ...