Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence

RI-INBRE, Rhode Island Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence,

495J, Pharmacy Building, 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


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    Welcome to the Rhode Island IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence…

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    Bioinformatics Resources

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RI-INBRE is based out of the University of Rhode Island and is housed at the College of Pharmacy. The statewide network objective is to support and develop talented individuals, committed to research careers in Rhode Island, and to build the biomedical research capacity of Rhode Island institutions. The seven participating research institutions are the University of Rhode Island, Brown University, Bryant University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, and Salve Regina University.  The Community College of Rhode Island serves an outreach institution for the network. The research foci of the RI-INBRE are: cancer, neuroscience, and molecular toxicology.

Dr. Samantha Meenach: 3-D Model of Lung Cancer

Dr. Samantha Meenach: 3-D Model of Lung Cancer

Dr. Meenach published her research in Scientiia on March 7, 2018. She was a RI-INBRE Investigator from 2013 to 2016 and continues to support the SURF program.


Dr. Deyu Li Receives $2.1 millon ONES Award from the NIH

With his new Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award from the NIEHS, entitled: “Mutational Spectra of Bulky DNA Lesions” Dr. Deyu Li will lead a five-year study examining the mutational spectra of human carcinogens at the University of Rhode Island.


Dr. Alexandra Deaconescu Awarded $1.6M NIH R01 Grant

Dr. Alexandra Deaconescu, Brown University, was awarded a $1.6M NIH R01 Grant. The 5-year award is entitled “Mechanisms for stress-induced transcriptional reprogramming via anti-adaptors”


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