.3 Million Grant Renewed For Program Preparing NMSU Students For Grad School

  A five-year partnership between New Mexico State University and the University of Colorado Denver will continue preparing undergraduates in the Rocky Mountain and Southwest region for graduate careers in neuroscience research, thanks to a $2.3 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health. NMSU was awarded a $700,000 subcontract to form a consortium with UC Denver. “It’s been phenomenal. About 20 students have participated in the NMSU program and 100 percent of the graduating NMSU students have gone on to graduate school. Over half have entered Ph.D. programs and some are in graduate training to become physicians and dentists,” said Elba Serrano, NMSU Regents Professor in biology in the College of Arts and Sciences. Serrano co-wrote the original grant with Diego Restrepo, professor at UC Denver Anshutz Medical Campus.”…


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